Monday, December 17, 2018

Making Africa’s Protected Area System Financially Viable

By Kathleen H. Fitzgerald Africa has an impressive network of protected areas that supports critical ecosystem services and globally significant wildlife and wild...

The Trouble with Laikipia

  By Peter Hetz The second-best wildlife destination in Kenya is under siege. The very foundation of private land ownership, property rights,...

A Coal-fired Power Plant in Lamu?

Will it be the end of the archipelago’s rich history, culture and biodiversity? By Rupi Mangat It’s a starry night by the waterfront at...

Basecamp Explorer: Ecotourism with a Difference

By John Nyaga The Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is renowned for its varied wildlife. Conservationists often issue warnings on the creeping...

Rescued Chimps Have a Second Chance in Uganda’s Ngamba Island

By Storm Stanley Most of the 49 chimpanzees being rehabilitated on Ngamba Island in Uganda by the Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust...

Ringing at Ngulia to Map Avian Migration

By Rupert Watson Soon after Ngulia Lodge opened on the edge of an escarpment in Tsavo West National Park, in 1969, ornithologists discovered...

New Study Shows World has More than 60,000 Tree Species

The number of tree species currently known to science is 60,065, representing 20 percent of all angiosperm and gymnosperm plant species, according to...

Why Environmental Conservation Matters

The Congo Rain Forest credits :Hear Congo By Pauline Kiamba The other day I overheard a group of some elderly people talk about how...

Bees Defend Farmers Near Kenya’s Tsavo Park Against Crop Raiding Elephants

The tiny bee has become a defender of farmers living next to Tsavo East National Park in Kenya against the marauding elephants that devour...

Report Examines Wildlife Movements in Relation to SGR, New Roads in Tsavo

  A new joint report by Save the Elephants and Kenya Wildlife Service is out summarizing preliminary findings of a long-term study on...

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WWF Appalled by China’s Legalization of Trade in Tiger Bone and Rhino Horn

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