26 Jul '11, 3pm

Saving (and studying) one of Nigeria's last montane forests

Saving (and studying) one of Nigeria's last montane forests

Conservationists seek $15M for rarest chimp (06/27/2011) A new conservation plan calls for $14.6 million to save the world's rarest subspecies of chimp: the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee, reports the Wildlife Conservation Scoeity (WCS). How do we save Africa's forests? (06/19/2011) Africa's forests are fast diminishing to the detriment of climate, biodiversity, and millions of people of dependent on forest resources for their well-being. But is the full conservation of Africa's forests necessary to mitigate global climate change and ensure environmental stability in Africa? A new report by The Forest Philanthropy Action Network (FPAN), a non-profit that provides research-based advice on funding forest conservation, argues that only the full conservation of African forests will successfully protect carbon stocks in Africa. Nigeria moving forward on REDD to protect last remain...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0726-hance_chapman.html

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