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Eight Black Rhinos Die in Kenya after Translocation

Nairobi, July 13 - An attempt to translocate the critically endangered black rhinos in Kenya has turned tragic after eight of them died following...

First Northern White Rhino Embryos Produced through In Vitro Fertilisation

Nairobi, July 5 - An international team of scientists has successfully created hybrid embryos from southern white rhino eggs and northern white rhino sperm...

Lake Turkana Parks Put on the List of World Heritage in Danger

Nairobi, June 29 – The World Heritage Committee meeting in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, on June 28 decided to inscribe Kenya’s Lake Turkana...

Grevy’s Zebra Count in Kenya Shows Numbers Rising to Slightly over 2,800

Nairobi, June 25 - The results of the latest count of Grevy’s zebras, one of seven remaining species of equids left on the planet,...

Death of Africa’s Oldest Baobab Trees Shock Scientists

Nairobi, June 12 – Scientists have reported that 9 of the 13 oldest and five of the six largest African baobab trees have died,...

Mountain Gorilla Population in Eastern Africa Rises to over 1,000

Nairobi, June 6 – The mountain gorilla population in the Virunga Mountains in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has grown from 480...

On World Environment Day, Communities Urged to ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’

Nairobi, June 5 - Today is World Environment Day. The call to action is “Beat Plastic Pollution.” “Every year, more than 8 million tonnes end...

Findings of the taskforce on the management of forest resources in Kenya

Nairobi, May 14 - The Ministry of Environment and Forestry in February 2018 constituted the Taskforce to Inquire into Forest Resources Management and Logging...

Feeling the Beat through the Elephants Feet

Nairobi, May 9 - Iconic and intelligent creatures, elephants continue to fascinate curious onlookers and scientists alike. Now a new Oxford University collaboration with...

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...

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Poachers kill another rhino in Kenya after multiple pachyderm deaths

Nairobi, July 31 – Suspected poachers have killed a black rhino in Kenya’s Lake Nakuru National Park, bringing the rhinoceros death toll in the...

Kenyan Black Rhinos Died of Stress and Salt Poisoning after Relocation

Nairobi, July 26 - The cause of death of ten critically endangered rhinoceros that perished recently in Kenya after they were moved to a...

Eight Black Rhinos Die in Kenya after Translocation

Nairobi, July 13 - An attempt to translocate the critically endangered black rhinos in Kenya has turned tragic after eight of them died following...

First Northern White Rhino Embryos Produced through In Vitro Fertilisation

Nairobi, July 5 - An international team of scientists has successfully created hybrid embryos from southern white rhino eggs and northern white rhino sperm...
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