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Akshay Vishwanath

Akshay Vishwanath
Akshay Vishwanath is a Kenyan environmentalist with international experience in the fields of water resource management, landscape and wildlife conservation. He currently works with the Conservation Areas and Species Programme of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). He also serves as the Chair of the Friends of Nairobi National Park.

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Over 90 per cent of sampled salt brands contain micro-plastics – study

Nairobi, Oct 19 - Over 90 per cent of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain micro-plastics, with the highest number coming from...

Unprecedented Measures Required to Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C – IPCC

Nairobi, Oct 8 – Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the Intergovernmental Panel...

DNA from Smuggled Ivory Helps Identify Trafficking Gangs

Scientists have used DNA collected from smuggled ivory shipments to identify three organised groups of criminals responsible for trafficking in ivory at the height...

Court in Somaliland Rules in Favour of Smuggled Cheetah Cubs

By Rupi Mangat Nairobi, Sept 13 - An excited Patricia Tricorache calls to tell about a landmark court case on 27 August 2018 in Somaliland...

Rules of the Bush

By Delta Willis An American man who taunted a bison in Yellowstone National Park was sentenced to 60 days in jail and banned from the...

Speedy Trial of Wildlife Crime Suspects in Kenya Not Certain – Report

Nairobi, Aug 24 – High-profile traffickers in illegal wildlife products in Kenya are not being brought to justice with certainty, according to the latest...

Acquittal of Ivory Trafficking Convict a Blow to Justice

By Jim Karani A Kenyan High Court judge has set free convicted ivory trafficker, Feisal Ali Mohammed, who was serving a 20-year sentence and a...
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