Fencing of Mt. Kenya on track

100 kilometres of the Mount Kenya Electric Fence has been completed. The comprehensive fencing that will eventually encircle Mount Kenya is expected to cover...

Ugandan Conservationists, Safari Investors Oppose Dam on Kyambura Gorge

KAMPALA, Oct 26 (Swara) – Conservationists and tourism investors in Uganda have voiced strong opposition to the proposed construction of a second hydropower dam...

Tanzania halts multi-million energy project to protect wildlife

A decision by Tanzania to halt a multi-million dollar energy project to protect a wildlife sanctuary and farming land has been applauded by conservationists....

Chinese arrested in possession of Ivory worth Sh 60,000

A Chinese national was arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Monday night after he was found with ivory valued at Sh60,000 According...

Renowned Conservationist Richard Leakey Dies

NAIROBI, Jan 2 – Renowned paleontologist and conservationist Richard Leakey died on Sunday at the age of 77, Kenya’s president announced. Leakey served as...

Kenyan Conservationist Munir Virani to Head UAE’s Raptor Conservation Fund

Nairobi, Sept 30 – The Abu Dhabi-based Mohamed Bin Zayed Raptor Conservation Fund has appointed renowned Kenyan birds of prey conservationist Munir Virani as...

Blind Man and his armless friend have planted over 10,000 trees

It doesn’t happen often, but every now and then you hear a story about people overcoming all odds to help others and it completely...

‘Toxic blooms’ and climate change to blame for deaths of 300 elephants, say Botswana...

Nairobi, September 24 - Toxins in water produced by cyanobacteria killed more than 300 elephants in Botswana this year, officials said on Monday, announcing...

Tanzania Delineating National Parks to Prevent Encroachment

All 16 national parks in Tanzania will be delineated and their boundaries marked with beacons by January 31 in an effort to prevent encrochment...

Report Points Way Forward on Water Rources Use in Kenya’s Tana River Basin

In an effort to ensure sustainable development along Kenya’s Tana River Basin, Wetlands International today unveiled a report that provides data for evidence-based development...

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Preserving Amboseli: The Perils of Devolving Park Management

By Nancy Ogonje In 2023, plans to downgrade Amboseli National Park to a National Reserve, placing it under Kajiado...

Kenya’s Mara Reserve Embarks on Rhino Monitoring Project

Nairobi, May 7 (Swara)—In an initiative to bolster conservation efforts, The Safari Collection and Footprint Trust have joined forces to spearhead a...

Conservatory Order Extended to Protect Aberdare National Park and Forest

Nairobi, April 30 (Swara) - The Environment and Land Court in Nyeri has extended the conservatory order against the Ihithe-Ndunyu Njeru road...

Southern Patas Monkey Nears Extinction in Kenya and Tanzania

Nairobi, April 30  (Swara) - Scientists warn that the Southern patas monkey, once thriving in Kenya and Tanzania's savannahs, faces imminent extinction, marking a...

Court Halts Construction of Controversial Road through Aberdare National Park

Nairobi, April 17 (Swara) – A court in Kenya has issued an injunction against the proposed construction of the Ihithe-Ndunyu Njeru Road through the...

Two Cheetah Cubs Run Over and Killed by Vehicles in Kenya’s Samburu Area

BUFFALO SPRINGS NATIONAL RESERVE, Kenya, March 18 (Swara)—Wildlife conservationists reported two cheetahs killed in collisions with vehicles near the Chokaa Gate of Buffalo Springs...

Outcry as Poaching Again Threatens Amboseli Elephant Population

NAIROBI, March 18 (Swara) - In 1994, the world recoiled in horror when four distinguished elephants, subjects of the Amboseli Elephant Research Project, fell...