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The Ocean: Life and Livelihood
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The Ocean: Life and Livelihood

Creative art is another dimension to arresting to problem of ocean well-being. Different craft artists have been emerging with different items made strictly for ocean waste.

World Environment Day: Highlights of the Ghost Gear Craft Contest
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World Environment Day: Highlights of the Ghost Gear Craft Contest

Hundreds of years ago, the city you are currently living in was filled with trees, a natural habitat for thousands of animals. But due to the ever growing population of humans and the endless quest for space and territories, lots of wildlife and plant species have been lost to deforestation and poaching. Since the industrial...

The Rains Are Coming!
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The Rains Are Coming!

At the peak of the rainy season, heavy downpour is expected at least once a day. This means that most of the items that had not been properly disposed of will be washed into the open sewer system, causing severe social and health complications.

CELEBRATING WORLD NGO DAY
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CELEBRATING WORLD NGO DAY

The journey “SOFER” has been amazing as we have been able to actively engage various communities in Nigeria, sensitizing them through different programmes such Green Christmas project, Envirotainment, The Serene Uyo Campaign, Slam Dunk Your Trash, Beat Air Pollution, Boot camp Environmental Education (BEE), Beach Clean-up Exercise as well as our most recent project, The Fishing Net Gains Nigeria.

SOFER Initiative receives the Ghost Gear Fund from Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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SOFER Initiative receives the Ghost Gear Fund from Fisheries and Oceans Canada

We emerged as one of the beneficiaries of The Sustainable Fisheries Solutions & Retrieval Support Contribution Program Funding (SFSRSCP) through the Fishing Net Gains West Africa project (FNG-WA).  A project designed to identify and tackle the issues of ghost gear and other related threats to marine life. The Government of Canada is working hard to protect...