Thursday, January 28, 2021

WWF Report Underlines Humanity’s Catastrophic Destruction of Nature

Nairobi, Sept 11 – A new report by the conservation group WWF provides unequivocal evidence that nature is unravelling and that humanity’s destruction of...

Work to Rescue Northern White Rhino Resumes with Successful Egg Harvest

Nairobi, Aug 18 - Twelve months after the groundbreaking first harvest of eggs from the remaining last two female northern white rhinos, an international team...

Fires in Tsavo West National Park Brought Under Control

Nairobi, Aug 10 – Teams of fire fighters from NGOs, government agencies and groups of volunteers on Monday managed to put out several fires...

Kenya Launches Lion and Spotted Hyena Conservation Plan

Nairobi, Aug 7 – Kenya has launched a National Recovery and Action Plan for Lions and Hyenas that will ran over the next 10...

EAWLS Urges Prosecution of Satima Escarpment Forest Grabbers

Nairobi, Aug 4 – The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) on Tuesday urged the Kenya Forests Service (KFS) to initiate prosecution against individuals...

COVID-19: Conservation and Tourism Need Greater Support

By Benjamin Mkapa As researchers and scientists study the novel coronavirus, you will find them reading lessons from the past. Africa is young and our...

Fires Break Out in Tsavo Conservation Area

Nairobi, July 23 – Unknown people have started fires at three locations in the Tsavo conservation area, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) reported on...

A Review of the Nairobi National Park Plan 2020-2030

Restoration calls for good science to guide management By David Western Nairobi, July 22 - Nairobi National Park (NNP) was gazetted as Kenya’s first park in...

Kenya Using Lion Contraceptive To Protect Black Rhino From Predator

  FILE - A group of lionesses walk the plain in the Masai Mara game reserve in Kenya.   Nairobi, July 20 - Kenya's Wildlife Service (KWS)...

Elephant Poaching Has Only Declined in East Africa – Report

Nairobi, July 2 - Although initial research suggested otherwise, poaching of African elephants has not decreased since 2011 in western, southern, and central Africa,...

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Suspected Kenyan Wildlife Trafficking Kingpin Extradited to United States

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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...

Rescue Fund Created for Mara Conservancies Hit by COVID-19 Pandemic

Nairobi, Nov 25 - A new $5 million fund has been created to help wildlife conservancies that border Kenya's renowned Mara National Reserve to...

KWS Pilot Killed in a Plane Crash

Nairobi, Nov 19 – A light aircraft belonging to the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) crashed at Magadi on Thursday killing the pilot, the service...

Tusk Conservation Awards to be Announced Virtually on December 3

Nairobi, Nov 17 – This year’s Tusk Conservation Awards that recognize the efforts of leading conservationists in Africa will take place virtually on December...