Tag: Cameroon

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African Heritage Sites threatened by coastal flooding and erosion as sea-level rise accelerates

Heritage of Outstanding and Universal Value located along the African coast is at risk from climate change. A global team of climate risk and...

Disease epidemic possibly caused population collapse in Central Africa 1600-1400 years ago

A new study published in the journal Science Advances shows that Bantu-speaking communities in the Congo rainforest underwent a major population collapse from 1600...

How much rainforest do birds need?

Researchers of the Department of Conservation Biology at the University of Göttingen have carried out research in Southwest Cameroon to assess which proportion of...

Several forest elephant populations close to collapse in Central Africa

WWF in collaboration with the respective country ministries in charge of wildlife and various partners conducted the censuses between 2014 and 2016. The inventories...

Poaching drives 80 percent decline in elephants in key preserve

Forest elephant populations in one of Central Africa's largest and most important preserves have declined between 78 percent and 81 percent because of poaching,...

Risk of tree species disappearing in central Africa ‘a major concern,’ say researchers

Human disturbance may often be criticised for harming the environment, but new research suggests a persistent lack of human attention in the central African...