The role of community rangers as citizen Scientists in Research and Conservation of Gorillas and Chimpanzees in the Lebialem highlands

The use of robust ecological data to make evidence-based management decisions for highly threatened species is often limited by data availability, and local ecological knowledge (LEK). The participation of communities living in high conservation value areas is...

REDD +, an incentive for restoration

The fight against climate change is one of the major challenges of our time. Forests play a fundamental role in climate change mitigation- by removing CO2 from the atmosphere and storing it in biomass and soils. This also means that when forests are cleared or...

 Meet the Beneficiaries of the Lobeke Project

By Shuimo Trust The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic brought overbearing effects on especially communities adjacent to protected areas. Given that communities around Cameroon’s protected areas depend heavily on tourism, the outbreak of COVID-19 means that the...

Protecting great Apes, forest elephants, and other large mammals in Eastern Cameroon:ERuDeF calls for Financial and technical support

The International Union for Conservation of Nature classifies the Western lowland gorillas as critically endangered, Central chimpanzees as Endangered and forest elephants as Vulnerable due to their declining population, a trend that is not expected to cease in the...

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The role of community rangers as citizen Scientists in Research and Conservation of Gorillas and Chimpanzees in the Lebialem highlands

The role of community rangers as citizen Scientists in Research and Conservation of Gorillas and Chimpanzees in the Lebialem highlands

The use of robust ecological data to make evidence-based management decisions for highly threatened species is often limited by data availability, and local ecological knowledge (LEK). The participation of communities living in high conservation value areas is...

REDD +, an incentive for restoration

REDD +, an incentive for restoration

The fight against climate change is one of the major challenges of our time. Forests play a fundamental role in climate change mitigation- by removing CO2 from the atmosphere and storing it in biomass and soils. This also means that when forests are cleared or...

Discover how ERuDef is changing the lives of smallholder farmers in Western Cameroon through Forest Garden

Discover how ERuDef is changing the lives of smallholder farmers in Western Cameroon through Forest Garden

The Western Cameroon Highlands are characterised by high relief, cool temperatures, heavy rainfall and savanna vegetation. These highlands constitute several mountains amongst which are the Mbapit-Nkogham, Bamboutos and Nlonako-Muanenguba Mountains. Mt. Bamboutos and...

ERuDeF Conducts Ground Truthing in KEPOL Community Forest

ERuDeF Conducts Ground Truthing in KEPOL Community Forest

Ground truthing works recently conducted by ERuDeF in the KEPOL Community Forest situated in the Deng Deng National Park-Belabo Council Forest Conservation Corridor has revealed that nine land use types are found in the community forest. These land use include primary...

Repairing Human Damages on our Ecosystem

Repairing Human Damages on our Ecosystem

Wendell Berry, a naturalist and writer once said, “the earth is the only thing we have in common”, so why would we want to destroy the only thing which bonds the human race? Our world was created naturally with so much riches, with enough for both humans and species...