Sunday, September 26, 2021

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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Farming in Amboseli Wildlife Area Thwarted…

Story and Photos by Kang-Chun Cheng  In August 2020, an enterprise called KiliAvo Fresh Ltd began establishing an avocado farm on its 72-hectare (180 acres)...

Hyenas Kill Two Children, Maul Five Other People in Kenya

Nairobi, Sept 17 – The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) will compensate the family of two children killed and five other people mauled by marauding...

Forest Firsts, Facts and Fascinations

  The Lirhanda Hill in Kakamega Forest has its own microclimate, which differs from that of the surrounding woodland, towering as it does above the...

Pandemic Safari: A Game of Mixed Feelings

By Santiago Legarre Life is a game of mixed feelings. We always tend to see the grass greener on the other side. Safari is like...

Kenya’s Wildlife Census Records 12 Per Cent Growth in Elephant Population

Nairobi, September 1 – Kenya’s elephant population rose by 12 per cent from 32,214 in 2014 to 36,169 animals in 2021, according to newly...

Kenya Airways and USAID’s ROUTES Campaign Partner to Protect Wildlife

Nairobi, Aug 16 - Kenya Airways (KQ) and the USAID-led Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species (ROUTES) partnership have come together to create awareness...

UN Report on Climate Change Spells Out Humanity’s Damage to the Planet

Nairobi, Aug 10 – The United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a group of scientists whose findings are endorsed by the world's...