Nigeria's population growth – at a rate of more than 2.5% a year—is indirectly driving all kinds of environmental degradation. There is an incessant demand for more space for people to live in and use. One of the consequences is the destruction of forests. Forests that are close to water, known as riparian forests, tend to be most vulnerable.
Destroying Nigeria's riverside forests is bad for the freshwater ecosystem
- 3. 3 2020 (15:33)