Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA): Phase 2A of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on 29 October launched the contentious second phase of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) that is to...

Four New Male Lions Seen in Samburu

photo credit Robbie Labanowski. The Ewaso Lions Project in Kenya has reported the arrival of four new males (who have manes!) in Samburu – the...

Changing the Course of History for Kenya’s Wildlife

By Paula Kahumbu On May 31st we all cheered at the inauguration of the first phase of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from...

Aerial Survey Counts 12,840 Elephants in Tsavo-Mkomazi Ecosystem

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and its partners have completed an aerial count of elephats in the Tsavo-Mkomazi ecosystem in Kenya and Tanzania,...

Conservationists Urge Tanzania Not to Build Dam in Selous Game Reserve

Conservationists are urging the Tanzanian government to stop plans to build a hydropower dam in the country’s Selous Game Reserve, saying the project...

Tsavo National Park, Kenya’s Vanishing diamond

The 22,000km2 Tsavo area is made up of the Tsavo West and Tsavo East National parks - making it the largest national park in...
Uganda’s Crested crane

Uganda’s symbolic bird – Crested crane nears extinction

Uganda’s Crested crane The Grey Crowned Crane is the face of Uganda. The bird appears on the African country’s flag and Coat...

Jogger gets a rare crocodile encounter in Karura Forest

A morning jogger was recently treated to a rare sight of a crocodile in Karura forest. The jogger was going about his usual morning...

The Bones of Karanja: Popular Black Rhino Preserved at Kenya National Museum

By Delta Willis Kenya’s National Museum in Nairobi is famous for its bones, from fossilized skulls of human ancestors to the fully preserved skeleton of...

KWS in a case on wildlife migration

The Supreme Court will hear an appeal in which Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) denies liability for damages caused by migrating wildlife. The court will...

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