Scientists Create Northern White Rhino Embryos in Bid to Save Subspecies

Nairobi, Sept 12 – Efforts to bring the northern white rhinoceros from the brink of extinction have moved a step further with the successful...

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...

Cats and the Sofa Safaris of Ol Pejeta

By Santiago Legarre In the middle of the partial Covid-19 lockdown, I was lucky enough to spend a few days at Ol Pejeta, 12 kilometres...

The Elephant Pricing Scam

In the investigative article below, reproduced with permission, wildlife crime investigator and photographer Karl Ammann exposes corruption, forgery, and fraud on a massive scale...

An interview with Richard Leakey…

Richard Leakey, who died on 2nd January 2022, served as chairman of the East African Wild Life Society from 1984 to 1989. He spoke...

Kenya’s Single Use Plastic Ban in Protected Areas Takes Effect

Nairobi, June 5 - Kenya is marking the 2020 World Environment Day by banning single-use plastic in protected natural areas. Plastic pollution is one of...

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...

Kenya’s Elephant Naming Festival Raises Funds for Conservation

NAIROBI, Oct 11 – Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has reported that it raised 16.5 million Kenyan shillings ($149,000) for elephant conservation during...

China Bans Wildlife Trade Due To Corona virus Outbreak

Jan 27th- The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China has prompted a temporary nationwide ban on selling...

Conservationists in Kenya Decry Plans to Weaken Forest Protection Law

NAIROBI, Jan 24 (Swara) – Conservation organisations in Kenya on Monday demanded that parliament withdraw a proposed amendment to the country’s forest protection law,...

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Satellite Imagery Reveals Elephants Choose Paths Leading to their Favourite Food

Nairobi, Dec 16 - As the human-elephant conflict continues to rise across Africa, researchers are searching for new ways to keep a watchful eye...

Study Finds Rhinos Experience Physical Exertion During Translocation

Nairobi, Dec 15 (Swara) – A rhino can experience physical exertion during translocation similar to the strain felt by a runner participating in a...

Kenya’s President Forbids Harvesting of Iconic Baobab Trees

NAIROBI, Nov 23 (Swara) – Kenya’s President William Ruto has called a halt to the uprooting of the iconic baobab trees in the coastal...

COP27 Ends with Pact on New “Loss and Damage” Fund for Vulnerable Countries

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Nov 21 (Swara) - The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 ended on November 20 in the Egyptian city of Sharm...

Meet Swara Magazine Contributor Brian Finch

Nairobi, Oct 25 (Swara) - We’re lucky enough to have another SWARA Magazine contributor on the Exact Editions blog this week -- Brian Finch....

Meet Swara Magazine Contributor, Rupi Mangat

Nairobi, Oct 18 (Swara) - We’re lucky enough to be interviewing travel and environmental writer Rupi Mangat today in our #MeetTheContributor series. She has...

Uganda’s Environment Watchdog Says Sugar Firm Damaged Forest, Orders Restoration

NAIROBI, Oct 7 (Swara) – Uganda’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has found that a private company allowed to establish a sugar plantation in...