A  web·guide to sustainable development, conservation & the glocal environment



General information

Nigeria @ Britannica

Nigeria @ CIA Fact Book

Nigeria @ USAID

Nigeria @ Wikipedia

Nigeria @ WorldAtlas

     · Info on geography and landscape     

Environmental & demographic information

Nigeria @ Green Finance Platform

Challenges of Environmental Problems in Nigeria

Nigeria Population Statistics @ World Bank

Environmental news

News Nigeria (UNEP Site)

Environment @ Guardian Nigeria

Environews Nigeria

International agreements & initiatives

Nigeria @ International Environmental Agreements (IEA) Database Project


    · List of international environmental agreements to which Nigeria is a party 



     Nigeria & Climate Change Adaptation

Environmental law

Environmental law and practice in Nigeria: overview


    · List of environmental laws in Nigeria

Government agencies

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     · High Level Panel

Federal Ministry of Environment

     · Various government agencies can be found under the “Agencies” tab

Green Bond

     · The Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria website article about Nigeria’s sovereign Green Bond 

Nongovernmental organizations

Friends of the Earth, Nigeria

Mary-Elika Foundation

Women Environmental Program   

Fight Against Desert Encroachment

Health of Mother Earth Foundation

Nigerian Conservation Foundation

Indigenous Peoples 

 Saro-Wiwa, Ken

     · Nigerian activist and president of Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People

     · Goldman Environmental Prize page

    · Britannica page

    · Wikipedia page

Shell, Nigeria and the Ogoni

    · Academic article about the history of the conflict between the oil company Royal Dutch Shell and the Ogoni people of Nigeria

Environmental Initiatives

Eko Atlantic

Nigerian Sustainable Banking Principles (NSBP)

Trans Africa Pipeline

Toxic materials

Toxic Wastes And The Nigerian Environment: An Appraisal [report]

Plastic pollution

Nigeria @ Global Plastic Action Partnership

Climate change

Department of Climate Change

Intended Nationally Determined Contribution

     · Nigeria’s INDC from Paris in 2015. Carbon emission reduction targets are 20% unconditional and

        45% conditional. Objective ofeconomic and social development: grow economy 5% per year,

        improve standard of living, electricity access for all.”

     · Executive summary  

          · 5 page summery by the federal government of Nigeria

Nigeria's Adaptation Plan on UNDP Site


Lagos Non-Motorized Transport Policy


Water Access and Sanitation in Nigeria @ Wikipedia


FAO Fishery and Aquaculture country profile

Nigeria @ World Fish Center

Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development


Nigeria Agriculture @ UNFAO

Agriculture and Food Security @ USAID


Nigerian animals @ AZ Animals

Nigeria @ Clearing House Mechanism for the UN Convention on Biological Diversity

     ·  Includes extensive info on biodiversity issues in Nigeria and conservation efforts.

Bobbie Norman (2021) & Maya Kattler-Gold (2018) of Brandeis University contrbuted to this page.


Also see:

   · Africa page

    · Country data sources page