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Nigeria: Tree Planting, Panacea for Extreme Climate Conditions

Lagos — The present extreme climate conditions have been attributed to the exploitation of earth's resources which brought about a shift from moderate weather to extreme.

The Director General of Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Mr. Adeniyi Karunwi said people need to seek opportunities to engage in activities that will enhance the quality and longevity of the environment especially through tree planting to avert an imminent danger.

Speaking at the event marking the Earth Day 2016, he stated that mankind will face serious consequences if unsustainable extraction activities should continue on the planet, even as he said "already, the consequences of a depraved planet are with us."

He said the theme of this year's Earth Day, "Trees for the Earth," could not have come at a better time than now as people globally now know the role trees play in remediating the microclimate and READ MORE

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