Friday, September 20, 2019

Ol Pejeta Conservancy Offers Livelihood Support to Drought-hit Pastoralists

To cushion communities in the Laikipia County in central Kenya from the effects of an incipient drought, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy has come...

Drought kills Wildlife in Maasai Mara

  The drought that has continued ravaging various parts of Kenya now threatens wildlife in the world-famous Maasai Mara National Reserve. Crocodiles and hippos...

CITES Conference Ends with a Number of New Resolutions

The 17th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) that ended...

Court Restrains Planned Railway Construction in Nairobi National Park

A Kenyan court has ordered the government not to proceed with the planned construction of the so-called Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) through the Nairobi...

Satellite Tracking Helps Keep Elephants Safe from Poachers — and Away from Crops

On 10 September, on a beautiful sunny day in Amboseli National Park, I was present when Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) vets successfully attached a...

Samburu Community to Open Elephant Sanctuary

Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy in Samburu County in northern Kenya is to open the first community owned and managed elephant orphanage in Africa. The Reteti...

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