Category Archives: Forestry

Tofala Eco-guards Trained To Cyber Track Great Apes

Five eco-guards have been trained to use geo-referencing skills and cyber trackers to monitor the behaviour of great apes of the Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary in Lebialem, Southwest Region of Cameroon. The eco-guards received the practical training, March 21-25, 2015, carried out by ERuDeF’s junior biologist Gwendoline Angwah. By Enowkenwa Allen Tabi The training featured […]

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Why We Must Conserve Amphibians

Amphibians provide services such as food (Goliath frog) serving as source of protein to the local population. Medicine used to test for human pregnancy during the 20th century, Jensen and Camp, 2003), traditional medicines throughout the world used to treat a variety of ailments, from warts to heart disease, are derived from frogs. By Philip […]

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Rescue Us! Eco-guards Cry Out To Gov’t

Eco-guards working the Korup National Park in the Southwest Region have cried out to government to come to their rescue without a delay. The forest guards say government is not treating them fairly after giving them the best training but virtually threw them to the wolves as they patrol with one Second World War rifle. […]

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Bee Farming Maintains Natural Ecosystem

Pollination maintains part of the natural ecosystem. Plants depend on pollination to reproduce. Pollination is carried out by flying insects, the wind, crawling and hopping insects, snails, bats, primates, rodents and hummingbirds. But bees stand apart as the best pollinators, constituting 95% of pollinating services. While some plants have pollen only, others posses nectar only […]

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Livelihood Support Improves Endangered Wildlife Conservation In Tofala

There has been increasing recognition that gains in conservation efforts have not been matched with access to sources of livelihoods by communities adjacent to protected areas. This disparity waters down efforts at guaranteeing quality conservation. By Che Azenyui Bruno In the rural regions of Cameroon, livelihood sources are closely linked to bio-diversity hot-spot. Farmers, hunters, […]

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