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Cameroon: Marine Litter on the Limbe Beaches- a Growing Environmental Concern.

Posted by Edith Achamukong on July 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (2)

Environment experts say the increasing amounts of waste on the sea and beaches could be lethal, reason why bad waste disposal habits need to be dropped.

Over the years, the activities of fishermen, traders and tourists along the coastline of Cameroon have put the health of sea birds, reptiles, fish and sea mammals and human beings in jeopardy.

On a daily basis, waste material generally referred to as marine litter is generated comprising plastic bags, plastic bottles, cigarette s...

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Wonderful Bag to Reduce fuel consumption for Cameroonian Households

Posted by Edith Achamukong on May 3, 2014 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)

A specially designed bag called ‘The Wonderful Bag’ has been introduced to low and high income households in Buea sub division to enable them cook while saving time, fuel and money. The bag that is made from cloth is filled with an insulating material called polystyrene that conserves heat or cold for a long time. It is an initiative of an environment NGO Pro Climate International and is intended to scale down the felling of trees for firewood around the Mount Cameroon National Pa...

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Critically endangered Cross River Gorilla killed in NW Cameroon

Posted by Regina Fonjia Leke on March 26, 2013 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

A community of Pinyin people in Santa Subdivision, NW Cameroon, March 1, 2013 reportedly killed an over 40-year-old Silver-back Cross River Gorilla in coldblood. The critically endangered species had reportedly strayed from the proposed Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary in the Lebialem Highlands in the Southwest Region of Cameroon.

The locals allegedly  used some 45 cartridges to shoot the gorilla and went on to finish the ape with several blows delivered with clubs and stones, leavin...

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Over 150 women schooled on their rights to access and benefits to natural resources

Posted by Regina Fonjia Leke on March 6, 2013 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (2)

Ahead of the 28thedition of the women’s day

Preparations towards the celebration of the 2013 edition of the International women’s day are already on top gear in Cameroon. Just almost two days to go to the 8th of March, internationally recognized as the day set aside to celebrate the woman, over 150 women drawn from 15 groups in the South West Region of Cameroon have been schooled on their rights to access and benefit from the rich natural resources ranging f...

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African Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Networks Endorse Continental Force.

Posted by AFJACC on February 9, 2013 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The Africa Adaptation Knowledge Network (AAKNet) has been endorsed as the continental force that will henceforth coordinate,facilitate and strengthen the exchange of information and knowledge infostering strategic planning on adaptation to climate change.

The network was authorized during a workshop hosted at the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi Kenya on 05-06 February 2013. About 70 representatives from some 20 regional adaptation knowledge pla...

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