Author Archives: Bertrand Shancho Ndimuh

About Bertrand Shancho Ndimuh

A dynamic and respectful graduate with experience and passion in Journalism and Development/Environmental Communication. Holds a B. Sc. second class upper honors In Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Buea and currently post graduate research fellow in natural resources and environmental management at the same university. Now working as Head of Communication Department at ERuDeF and Editor-in-Chief for the Cameroon Independent environmental newspaper, The Green Vision

Unwavering Feel of Lake Oku, Its Historic Clawed Frog and Myths

Besides being the only known habitat of the critically endangered Xenopus longipes (Lake Oku Clawed Frog) which is exclusively aquatic, and Phrynobatrachus njiomock (the Puddle Frog), Lake Oku is obsessed with rare plants and incredible dragon flies, aquatic invertebrates and … Continue reading

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Achieving Cameroon’s Biodiversity Conservation Target; More Haste Less Speed

Cameroon is undoubtedly one of the richest countries in Africa in term of biological diversity. Statistics from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre indicates that  the country is host to some 1661 known species of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles and … Continue reading

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Plastics Dilemma in Cameroon Four Years After Ban; Prospects & Challenges

There seem to have been a cold war between agents of the Ministry of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development (MINEPDED) and dealers in plastics below 61 microns ever since April 24, 2014 when the Cameroon Government placed a … Continue reading

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Uncovering Sources of Stolen Cameroon Woods for International Markets

A Greenpeace Africa investigation published recently, has uncovered “a trail of stolen timber” en route to Cameroon’s main timber exporting company, Compagnie de Commerce et de Transport (CCT), for onward evacuation to the international markets. According to a press release … Continue reading

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Chiefs, Conservator Conflict Over Kilum Ijim Plant Life Sanctuary Fee Collection

A silent conflict is raging between traditional authorities of adjacent communities and the Conservator of the Kilum-Ijum Plant Life Sanctuary over the collection of entry fee. The Kilum-Ijum Plant Life Sanctuary is a 1000 hectare protected area created by the … Continue reading

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Why Ahidjo’s Green Sahel Should Be Rejuvenated

Cameroon last Saturday June 17, 2017 joined countries the world over to commemorate the 23rd edition of the World Day to Combat Desertification, a day instituted by the United Nation General Assembly in 1994 to raise awareness of the presence … Continue reading

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Abongphen Forest in Real Big Trouble; May Disappear in Five Years!

Often referred to as the Tubah Upland forest, the   hitherto circa 4000 acre forest hosting some of the last remnants of the most endangered chimpanzee subspecies, the Nigeria Cameroon Chimpanzee, and serving as the only source of drinking water to … Continue reading

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