World Wetlands Day Marked across the Globe

NAIROBI, Feb 2 (Swara) – The World Wetlands Day was marked across the globe today with events and statements to raise awareness on the...

EAWLS Opposes Proposed Road Project in Aberdare Ecosystem

NAIROBI, May 24 (Swara) - The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) has raised serious objections to the proposed upgrading of the Ihithe-Aberdare Forest-Ndunyu...

Kenya Launches National Wildlife Census

NAIROBI, May 8 – Kenya has launched a national wildlife census of both terrestrial and aquatic animals, the first-ever carried out in the country. The...

Last of Nine Stranded Giraffes Floated off Disappearing Kenyan Island

NAIROBI, April 13 – An international rescue has finally been completed as the last of nine critically endangered Rothschild’s giraffe were floated to safety...

COP28 Approves Transition from Fossil Fuels Amid Heated Debates

DUBAI, Dec 13 (Swara) - In a groundbreaking yet contentious move, nations at the COP28 climate conference in Dubai agreed on Wednesday to a...

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...

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...

Mt Kenya National Park Showcased in Photo Exhibition

NAIROBI, Aug 4 (Swara) – Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has launched a month-long photo exhibition at the headquarters of the National Museums...

Study Shows Decline in Kenya’s Augur Buzzard Raptor Population

Nairobi, April 27 - The population of Augur Buzzard, a bird of prey common to eastern and southwestern Africa, has been declining in Kenya...

Elephant Genes Could Hold Key to Avoiding Cancer

NAIROBI, July 20 (Swara) - Scientists from seven research institutions including the University of Oxford and the University of Edinburgh have used pioneering bioinformatic...

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Study Reveals Elephants Use Names to Address Each Other

Nairobi, June 11, 2024 — A groundbreaking study, a collaborative effort between researchers from Save the Elephants, Colorado State University, and ElephantVoices,...

Preserving Amboseli: The Perils of Devolving Park Management

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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...