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...

Time to save the remaining Cross River Gorillas in the Lebialem Highlands

By Ebong Lionel. Edited by Shuimo Trust The Cross River gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli) is the northern and western-most gorilla subspecies and is restricted to the hilly rain-forest region along the Nigeria-Cameroon border, which forms the headwaters of the...

ERuDeF to launch Project to support Island communities to conserve mangroves in Southwest Cameroon

Within the context of its Island Biodiversity Conservation Programme, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation will be launching a project to support Tiko-Limbe 3 Island communities on the Southwest coast of Cameroon to conserve their mangroves. This Project...

Southeast Cameroon: ERuDeF bent on giving Indigenous Peoples, and Local Communities a leading role in conservation

By Shuimo Trust The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) developed a project aimed at giving indigenous peoples and local communities a leading role in conservation in Southeast Cameroon. The project titled "Southeast Cameroon Indigenous Peoples and...

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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...

Saving The Largest Frog On Earth

Saving The Largest Frog On Earth

Mount Nlonako has been termed as a veritable hotspot of African amphibians, mammals and reptile species. Unfortunately, these species are said to be teetering near extinction in recent times due to numerous human interferences. The Nlonako mountain is home to the...