Countries Commit to Strengthen Conservation of Migratory Waterbirds

Nairobi, Oct 4 (Swara) - The Eighth Meeting of the Parties (MOP8) to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) held under...

Monsoon, the Elephant Matriarch of Kenya’s North Dies

Nairobi, Sept 29 (Swara) - A wild African female elephant who survived being shot by poachers five times and delighted scientists by giving birth...

African Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) Strategy Launched

NAIROBI, Aug 14 (Swara) - Formed in February 2020, the African CSO Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) provides a platform for African civil society organisations (CSOs)...

Toolbox to Reduce Conflict between Elephants and People Launched

NAIROBI, Aug 12 (Swara) - Save the Elephants (STE), the Kenyan-based research and conservation organisation, has developed a unique "how to" manual, the Human-Elephant...

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...

Kenyatta Dam, an Endangered Wetland with Endangered Birds

By John Wanyoike I am a passionate birder from Kuresoi in Kenya’s Nakuru County. One morning in February 2022, I went on a birding excursion...

Fanaka: First Baby Mountain Bongo Born in the Wild through Conservation Efforts

NANYUKI, Kenya, July 28 (Swara) - The first baby Mountain Bongo born in the wild through an 18-yearlong conservation programme has been captured on...

APAC Ends with Call to Boost Conservation in Africa’s Protected Areas

NAIROBI, July 25 (Swara) - The inaugural IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) concluded in the Rwanda capital, Kigali, on July 23 with the...

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...

First Africa Protected Areas Congress opens in Rwanda

KIGALI, July 18 (Swara) – The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) – the first-ever Pan-African gathering of leaders, citizens, and interest groups focused...

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

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