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Kenya’s droughts and floods are signs that natural resilience is breaking down

By Dr. Paula Kahumbu During the last two years Kenya declared a national disaster over the drought. This permitted the emergency appeal for food aid to...

Poachers Kill Three Black Rhinos in Kenya

Nairobi, May 3 – Poachers have killed two adult black rhinoceros and a calf in the Rhino Sanctuary in Meru National Park, Kenyan authorities...

Nairobi National Park Could Disappear Under the Guise of Progress

Nairobi, May 3 - Even as the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) through the Nairobi National Park (NNP) continues, a decision has...

Kenyan Govt Halts Construction of Amusement Facility in Hell’s Gate Park

Nairobi, April 30 - The Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife, Najib Balala, has ordered the suspension the construction of an amusement park in...

Munir Virani Honoured with Whitley Award for Vulture Conservation

Nairobi, April 26 - Munir Virani, a raptor biologist devoted to conserving one of the most threatened groups of birds in the world has...

Renowned Wildlife Conservationist Daphne Sheldrick Dies

Nairobi, April 14 - Renowned wildlife conservationist Daphne Sheldrick has died at the age of 83, her daughter Angela said in a statement. “It is...

New Report Outlines How Uganda Can Tackle Wildlife Trafficking

Kampala, April 13 - A new report released this week by the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC analyses the threats facing Uganda and offers...

Kenya’s Tourism Ministry Forms Task Force to Look into Wildlife Use

Nairobi, March 23 - Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has set up a task force to look into the modalities of wildlife utilization...

Sudan the Rhinoceros (1973–2018)

Obituary by Dr Kes Hillman Smith         Sudan, the last known male Northern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) died on Monday 19th March aged 45,...

World’s Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies

Nanyuki, Kenya, March 20 -  The world’s last male northern white rhino, christened Sudan, has died at the age of 45, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy...

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Kenya’s droughts and floods are signs that natural resilience is breaking down

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Nairobi, May 3 – Poachers have killed two adult black rhinoceros and a calf in the Rhino Sanctuary in Meru National Park, Kenyan authorities...
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