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UN Climate Summit Ends with a Compromise, Inadequate Deal on Reducing Emissions

NAIROBI, Nov 14 (Swara) – The United Nation summit on climate change in Glasgow ended on Saturday with nearly 200 countries adopting an outcome...

Pioneer Conservationist John “Steve” Stephenson Dies (Obituary)

NAIROBI, Nov 8 (Swara) - John “Steve” Stephenson, who died in Nairobi on October 26 at the age of 101, was born in a...

Kenya Obligates Permits for African Grey Parrot Possession

NAIROBI, Nov 6 (Swara) – Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife, Najib Balala, has issued a 45-day ultimatum for people in possession of...

Countries Sign Up to Global Methane Reduction Pledge

NAIROBI, Nov 3 (Swara) – Some 103 countries have formed a global partnership committed to cutting emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas, by 2030. The...

World Leaders Pledge to End Deforestation by 2030

NAIROBI, Nov 2 (Swara) – Leaders from more than 100 countries attending the United Nation climate change summit in Glasgow -- including Kenya and...

Climate Summit Opens as New Report Shows Dramatic Effects of Emissions

NAIROBI, Oct 31 (Swara) - The 26th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention of Climate Change (COP26) opened on Sunday in...

Universities Pledge Net-Zero Emissions in New Initiative

NAIROBI, Oct 31 (Swara) - More than 1,000 universities from 68 countries have made a range of new commitments to reach net-zero emissions by...

Climate Change: Countries Missing Emissions Reduction Targets – UN

NAIROBI, Oct 27 (Swara) - New and updated climate commitments fall far short of what is needed to meet the goals of the Paris...

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...

Poaching May Have Led to Evolution of Tuskless African Elephants – study

NAIROBI, Oct 23 (Swara) - African elephants are evolving towards becoming tuskless in one of the regions where they were heavily poached for ivory...

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UN Climate Summit Ends with a Compromise, Inadequate Deal on Reducing Emissions

NAIROBI, Nov 14 (Swara) – The United Nation summit on climate change in Glasgow ended on Saturday with nearly 200 countries adopting an outcome...

Pioneer Conservationist John “Steve” Stephenson Dies (Obituary)

NAIROBI, Nov 8 (Swara) - John “Steve” Stephenson, who died in Nairobi on October 26 at the age of 101, was born in a...