Friday, September 30, 2022

Grauer’s Gorilla Population in DR Congo Higher than Previously Thought

By Curtis Abraham Kampala, Feb 20 - The Grauer’s gorilla, a lowland subspecies of the Eastern gorilla group that also includes Mountain gorillas, have suffered...

Kenyan Court Declines to Stop Staging of Music Festival in National Park

Nairobi, Feb 12 - A Kenyan court has declined to issue orders to stop the staging of a two-day music festival in the country’s...

One of Kenya’s Largest Elephants Dies

Nairobi, Feb 6 – One of Kenya’s iconic great elephants has died of natural causes at the age of 50, wildlife authorities said. Nicknamed Tim,...

Move Koroga Festival out of Hell’s Gate National Park

PRESS RELEASE Nairobi, Jan 31 - The Conservation Alliance of Kenya requests the organizers of the Naivasha Love Festival 2020 to move out of the...

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...

Hell’s Gate Needs Tender Loving Care – Not the Love Festival

by Paula Kahumbu Nairobi, Jan 21 - Many people are shocked, as I am, by the approval given to hold two large-scale public events in...

Plans Underway to Transfer Northern White Rhino Embryos to Surrogates

In August 2019, a team of scientists and conservationists broke new ground in saving the northern white rhinoceros from extinction. They harvested eggs from...

Poaching of elephants, rhinos in Kenya in significant decline

Nairobi, Jan 3 - The poaching of iconic wildlife species in Kenya, including elephants and rhinos, has declined by 90 percent over the past...

Matt, the Celebrated Kenyan Bull Elephant Dies

Nairobi, Oct 24 – One of northern Kenya’s largest elephants has died of natural causes, Save the Elephants charity eported, noting that the tusker,...

The Tragic Death of Teresai, the Bull Elephant of Samburu

Nairobi, Oct 15 - Teresai, the iconic bull elephant of Samburu in northern Kenya died last month when he fell into an abandoned septic...

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Monsoon, the Elephant Matriarch of Kenya’s North Dies

Nairobi, Sept 29 (Swara) - A wild African female elephant who survived being shot by poachers five times and delighted scientists by giving birth...

African Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) Strategy Launched

NAIROBI, Aug 14 (Swara) - Formed in February 2020, the African CSO Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) provides a platform for African civil society organisations (CSOs)...

Toolbox to Reduce Conflict between Elephants and People Launched

NAIROBI, Aug 12 (Swara) - Save the Elephants (STE), the Kenyan-based research and conservation organisation, has developed a unique "how to" manual, the Human-Elephant...

Mt Kenya National Park Showcased in Photo Exhibition

NAIROBI, Aug 4 (Swara) – Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has launched a month-long photo exhibition at the headquarters of the National Museums...

Kenyatta Dam, an Endangered Wetland with Endangered Birds

By John Wanyoike I am a passionate birder from Kuresoi in Kenya’s Nakuru County. One morning in February 2022, I went on a birding excursion...

Fanaka: First Baby Mountain Bongo Born in the Wild through Conservation Efforts

NANYUKI, Kenya, July 28 (Swara) - The first baby Mountain Bongo born in the wild through an 18-yearlong conservation programme has been captured on...

Amboseli from Up in the Air

By Santiago Legarre An invitation from Ol Tukai Lodge made my latest visit to Amboseli National Park possible. In a forthcoming contribution to the October...