Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Kenyan Artists Release Music Video to Stop Deforestation

Nairobi, Jan 12 - Kenya’s rising rap stars, Anderson Mwakazi (aka Harshkid Luckystah) and fellow artists Benard Kaisa (aka Benkaizah) and Simon Mwanjala (aka...

UNEP Names 2020 Young Champions of the Earth

Nairobi, December 16 – The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has named seven young scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and activists from across the globe as its...

Coronavirus: Kuki Gallmann’s Thoughts on How to Restore Sanity

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Kenyan Conservationist Helps Rescue Poisoned Endangered Vultures

Nairobi, Nov 19 - A hyena, two Endangered Lappet-faced Vultures, and three Critically Endangered Rüppell’s Vultures died at the scene of an illegal poisoning...

Kenya Announces Ban on Plastic Bags

The Government of Kenya announced today a ban on the use, manufacture and import of all plastic bags, to take effect in six...

Forests and Energy

By Jackson Bambo.  The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises...

Coffee Farming as a Gorilla Conservation Tool in Uganda

By Charlotte Beauvoisin   Hidden in the dense rainforests that stretch across Uganda’s southwestern border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo dwells a...

Conserving Rhinos: Transforming Lives

By Felix Paton photo: The dental clinic Conserving rhinos creates employment and tourism opportunities which become a vehicle for transforming lives and livelihoods. In the...

From a prospective pastoralist to a convinced conservationist

Patrick Agaba is Project Manager for the Ugandan Conservation Foundation. A Ugandan hailing from the Ntungamo District in the south west of the country...

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Kisumu’s Beautiful Dunga Swamp Burns

By Rupi Mangat KISUMU, Kenya, Jan 18 (Swara) – A fire in Kisumu, the lakeshore city in western Kenya, in mid-December destroyed half of Dunga...

EAWLS Condemns Attempt to Weaken Kenya’s Forest Conservation Law

NAIROBI, Jan 17 (Swara) – The East African Wild Life Society today voiced grave concern over an attempt by the rules committee of the...

EAWLS and BDO East Africa Form Tree Growing Partnership

NAIROBI, Jan 14 (Swara) – The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) and BDO East Africa, a member of an international network of public...

An interview with Richard Leakey…

Richard Leakey, who died on 2nd January 2022, served as chairman of the East African Wild Life Society from 1984 to 1989. He spoke...

Renowned Conservationist Richard Leakey Dies

NAIROBI, Jan 2 – Renowned paleontologist and conservationist Richard Leakey died on Sunday at the age of 77, Kenya’s president announced. Leakey served as...

UN Climate Summit Ends with a Compromise, Inadequate Deal on Reducing Emissions

NAIROBI, Nov 14 (Swara) – The United Nation summit on climate change in Glasgow ended on Saturday with nearly 200 countries adopting an outcome...

Pioneer Conservationist John “Steve” Stephenson Dies (Obituary)

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