Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Queries as Sh19.5 billion Bosto dam runs into new controversy

The planned construction of the Sh19.5 billion Bosto Dam in Bomet county has run into controversy with conservationists voicing opposition to the project. The National...

Scientists Confirm Presence of Peatlands in Democratic Republic of Congo

Kinshasa, Oct 31 - Scientist have confirmed the presence of peatlands in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after an expedition in the village...

UN Report on Emissions Says Paris Agreement Goals Not Being Met

  Geneva, Oct 31 - Governments and non-state actors need to deliver an urgent increase in ambition to ensure the Paris Agreement goals can still...

African Elephant Poaching Declines but Ivory Seizures Hit Record High

Geneva, 24 Oct – The latest report by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) on the...

Black Rhino Births in Kenya Exceed Number Lost to Poachers – FFI

Nairobi, Oct 18 - Black rhinos are holding their own in Kenya with the number of calves born this year exceeding the number of...

Whale Watching in Watamu: East Africa’s Other Great Migration

Every year, the thundering hooves of wildebeest resound in Kenya’s Masai Mara as over two million gnus arrive from Tanzania’s Serengeti. Traveling much further,...

Mau Forest Threatened: A Dam in the woodland not an Option!

The Kenyan population is rising rapidly while important natural resources such as forests that are crucial life support systems are threatened. The constitution stipulates...

Two Notorious Suspects Wanted for Wildlife Crimes Arrested in Malawi

Nairobi, Oct 11 - Two men on the list of eastern Africa’s most wanted suspects for committing wildlife crimes have been arrested in Malawi,...

Church and Conservation: Promising Experiences in Kenya

Nairobi, Oct 9 -There is much (and indeed much more) that can be done in terms of collaboration between the Church and the conservation...

EAWLS Speaks Out against Proposed Dam in South-West Mau Forest

Nairobi, Oct 4 – The East Wild Life Society (EAWLS) today spoke out strongly against a government plan to build a dam along Kipsonoi...

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Queries as Sh19.5 billion Bosto dam runs into new controversy

The planned construction of the Sh19.5 billion Bosto Dam in Bomet county has run into controversy with conservationists voicing opposition to the project. The National...

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