Nigeria's forests fall into three basic categories. These are the drier forest of the middle and north lattitudes, lowland rainforest in southern humid zone, coastal mangrove and freshwater forest. These forest have helped in purifying the environment and providing habitat for wildlife. Unfortunately, human activities like logging and agricultural encroachment have greatly reduced these forests. These have led to increase in environmental problems such as global warming, flooding, soil erosion and extinction of wild animals. You can explore further and click on the audio file to listen to the full story of forest conservation and management in Nigeria.