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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...

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...

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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...
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