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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...

Laos Becomes Fasted Growing Ivory Market – Report

Nairobi, Sept 29 - The Southeast Asian country of Laos is now the fastest growing ivory market in the world with virtually no law...

Kenyan Mangroves Project Gets Funding from Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Nairobi, Sept 26 - American actor Leonardo DiCaprio is supporting the expansion of a university conservation project in Kenya. The project, by Napier University in...

CRIMINAL GANGS BEHIND TRAFFICKING OF PROCESSED RHINO HORN IN SOUTH AFRICA

Nairobi, Sept 18 - Criminal networks of Chinese origin operating in South Africa are now processing rhino horn locally into beads, bracelets, bangles and powder...

ANOTHER PAIR OF RARE WHITE GIRAFFES SEEN IN EASTERN KENYA

Nairobi, Sept 15 - Two rare white giraffes have been sighted in eastern Kenya, a conservation group reported. The mother and its calf were seen in...

IMPROVED LAND USE CRUCIAL FOR ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – REPORT

The consumption of Earth’s natural reserves has doubled in the past 30 years, with a third of the planet’s land now severely degraded, according...

UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS MEASURES TO COMBAT ILLICIT WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING

Nairobi, Sept 14 - The United Nations General Assembly this week adopted a far-reaching resolution on tackling illegal wildlife trafficking. Measures in the resolution, adopted on September 11,...

EAWLS SAYS COURT ORDER AGAINST RAILWAY IN NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK IGNORED

Nairobi, Sept 13 – The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) today voiced concern over the continuation of work related to the construction of the...

WEAK GOVERNANCE, GRAFT UNDERMINE EFFORTS TO STOP IVORY TRAFFICKING IN CENTRAL AFRICA – STUDY

Yaoundé, Cameroon, September 8 - Weak governance, corruption and shifting trade dynamics are significant factors seriously undermining the control of ivory trafficking throughout five countries...

A Tribute to Wildlife Filmmaker Alan Root (1937-2017)

  Nairobi, Sept 6 - When young Alan Root, who died in Kenya on 26 August 2017, was told his family would move to East...

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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

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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...

Laos Becomes Fasted Growing Ivory Market – Report

Nairobi, Sept 29 - The Southeast Asian country of Laos is now the fastest growing ivory market in the world with virtually no law...
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