Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Namibia opposes calls to ban Trophy hunting and Wildlife product exports

The Namibia Cabinet has approved the country’s position to oppose calls to ban and restrict trophy hunting and the export of wildlife products from...

Congo government to open forest to new logging companies

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government is considering re-opening its forest to new logging companies. The tropical rainforest which is more than twice...

Traffickers carrying 66 pounds of Ivory ornaments arrested

Three traffickers believed to be part of a major ivory network were arrested by authorities in Congo. The arrest will go a long way...

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Kisumu’s Beautiful Dunga Swamp Burns

By Rupi Mangat KISUMU, Kenya, Jan 18 (Swara) – A fire in Kisumu, the lakeshore city in western Kenya, in mid-December destroyed half of Dunga...

EAWLS Condemns Attempt to Weaken Kenya’s Forest Conservation Law

NAIROBI, Jan 17 (Swara) – The East African Wild Life Society today voiced grave concern over an attempt by the rules committee of the...

EAWLS and BDO East Africa Form Tree Growing Partnership

NAIROBI, Jan 14 (Swara) – The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) and BDO East Africa, a member of an international network of public...

An interview with Richard Leakey…

Richard Leakey, who died on 2nd January 2022, served as chairman of the East African Wild Life Society from 1984 to 1989. He spoke...

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...

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...