Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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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Landmark Report Shows Alarming Rates of Species Extinctions

Nairobi, May 6 - Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history -- and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with...

African Ranger Awards: Feting Wardens while Enabling Traffickers?

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Scientists Propose Changes to Biodiversity Protection Criteria

Nairobi, April 12 - Researchers have warned that a commitment by countries to designate more of the planet’s land and oceans as protected areas...

Human Activity Takes Heavy Toll on Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem – Study

Nairobi, April 8 - The 40,000km2 Serengeti-Mara plain that straddles the border of Kenya and Tanzania is famous for its abundant and diverse wildlife. It is...

Tool-using Chimp Culture Found in Democratic Republic of Congo

Scientists have discovered a new chimpanzee “behavioral realm” in the Bili-Uéré region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the conservation and environmental science...

Some 539 Giraffe Documented in Masai Mara’s Ol Kinyei Conservancy

Nairobi, March 19 - A survey of giraffe in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy in the Masai Mara found a total of 539 different individuals...

World Pledges to Use Innovation to Tackle Environmental Challenges

Nairobi, March 18 – At the close of the Fourth UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, the world laid the groundwork for a radical shift...