Sunday, April 22, 2018

Report Points Way Forward on Water Rources Use in Kenya’s Tana River Basin

In an effort to ensure sustainable development along Kenya’s Tana River Basin, Wetlands International today unveiled a report that provides data for evidence-based development...

Kenya to push for international ban on ivory trade

Kenya will push for a total ban on global ivory trade during the Conference of the Parties (CoP17) meeting in South Africa this September....

4 Police Officers arrested for possession of Ivory

Four Administration Police officers belonging to the ‘Security of Government Buildings’ Unit based at Uhuru Camp in Nairobi were arrested trying to sell five...

Ingenious Poachers Could Erode Kenya’s Bold Efforts Against Wildlife Crime – report

Kenya is taking a bold stand against wildlife crime through improved enforcement action, higher penalties for wildlife criminals and last year it was the...

Improving efficiency in Kenyan forests could cut emissions and boost economic gain – Report

Raising efficiency in Kenya’s forestry sector could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 27 per cent over 2010 levels, help the East African country meet...

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...

Sauti Sol Named as the Giant’s Club Ambassadors

Kenya’s popular Afro-pop band Sauti Sol are the Kenyan Giants Club ambassadors. The four-piece band, which was formed in 2008 and has toured Africa,...

Kenya embarks on a DNA barcoding technology to curb poaching

Kenya has begun a process which could see it adopt the DNA barcoding technology to be used in war on poaching. This follows a...

SGR route which was to cut through Nairobi National Park abandoned

The government has abandoned a controversial blueprint of the standard gauge railway that cut deep into the Nairobi National Park. A committee that included...

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...

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Renowned Wildlife Conservationist Daphne Sheldrick Dies

Nairobi, April 14 - Renowned wildlife conservationist Daphne Sheldrick has died at the age of 83, her daughter Angela said in a statement. “It is...

New Report Outlines How Uganda Can Tackle Wildlife Trafficking

Kampala, April 13 - A new report released this week by the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC analyses the threats facing Uganda and offers...

Kenya’s Tourism Ministry Forms Task Force to Look into Wildlife Use

Nairobi, March 23 - Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has set up a task force to look into the modalities of wildlife utilization...

Sudan the Rhinoceros (1973–2018)

Obituary by Dr Kes Hillman Smith         Sudan, the last known male Northern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) died on Monday 19th March aged 45,...

World’s Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies

Nanyuki, Kenya, March 20 -  The world’s last male northern white rhino, christened Sudan, has died at the age of 45, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy...

Militia Abduct Gorilla Sanctuary Workers in Eastern DR Congo

Eighteen employees of a gorilla sanctuary in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo have been kidnapped by a militia group, sources said, the Guardian...

US Reported to Reverse Ban on Importation of Trophies of Hunted African Elephants

Nairobi, March 7 - The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly begun allowing more trophy hunting of African elephants, despite President Donald...
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