Call for Application, Communication Officer

The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) is a non-profit Cameroonian conservation organization established in 1999. ERuDeF has been working for over two decades across Cameroon and has significantly contributed towards restoring fragile eco-systems,...

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...

The road to the gazettement of the Deng Deng National Park

Nja Beltin Tekuh, The Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) commissioned in 1998 an environmental impact survey of a proposed oil pipeline route from Chad to Cameroon. The results of the survey revealed that an area along the pipeline in eastern Cameroon known...

Why Mbapit-Nkogham Mountains need urgent restoration

By Muluh Quinivette The Western High Plateau of Cameroon is made of numerous mountains amongst which are the Mbapit and the Nkogham mountains. The Mbapit-Nkolgam Mts is found in the Western High Plateau of Cameroon. The Western High Plateau was once heavily forested....

New bird species Discovered in the Tofala Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

By Shuimo Trust. A new species of bird has been discovered in the Tofala Hills Wildlife Sanctuary in the Lebialem Highlands, Western Cameroon, known as the White-crested hornbill (Horizocerus albocristatus). This discovery is thanks to the ongoing...

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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...

The future of wetlands: our perspective 

The future of wetlands: our perspective 

January 2nd 2021 was commemorated as World Wetlands Day. Commemorated under the theme “Wetlands and water”, wetlands are a very important ecosystem that has unfortunately continue to experience unprecedented depletion. The theme for this year underscores the...

Cameroon: World’s Biggest Frog Near Extinction

Cameroon: World’s Biggest Frog Near Extinction

The population of Goliath frogs in the wild, in Cameroon is decreasing due to accelerated habitat loss occasioned by deforestation, hunting, and over collecting from the wild for pet trade. The most is severe threat to this species is hunting for food, and new...

Women In The World Of Covid-19

Women In The World Of Covid-19

In the past women were seen as “the weaker sex”, they were socially, politically, economically and culturally inferior to their husbands. Subdue to remain under a man or boy in every domain. Just when the world saw the need for women’s equal right to participate in...