Environmental stakeholders in Liberia have celebrated World Pangolin Day for the second time, in an effort to bring awareness to the state of the world’s most trafficked animal.
A US$330,000 regional complex built in Bomi to host the Forestry Development Authority and the Environmental Protection Agency has been turned over to the government.
The Sinoe chapter of the Liberia Cross Border Women Trade Union has ended a land rights awareness gathering in Greenville intended to create more public awareness on the use of private, public, government, and customary land.
The National Disaster Management Agency says it has developed plans to decentralize its activities in Nimba, a county that has been hit by numerous disasters over the past couple of years.
On Oct. 16, the Forestry Development Authority and the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation convened a meeting between stakeholders from the Proposed Krahn-Bassa National Park and their counterparts from the already existent Grebo-Krahn National Park to allow them a glimpse of how the creation of a new park could affect their lives.
At least 100 persons were made homeless after a violent Thursday morning rainstorm in Bomi.
River Cess officials have received L$650,000 (US$3,250) in bribes and gratuities from illegal miners operating in the south-central county. The situation is a typical example of how local and county officials meddle in mining administration—a major challenge in the mining sector for decades.
On Friday, hundreds of residents from communities surrounding the Gba Community Forest in Western Nimba trooped into the forest to watch two elephants that reportedly crossed over from neighboring Guinea.