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Tanzania journalists establish movement to highlight conservation efforts in the country

Journalists in Tanzania have established a movement aimed at beefing up media coverage of conservation efforts in the country. Dubbed Tanzania Journalists for Conservation...

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...

Suspected poachers arrested in Marsabit

Five suspected poachers, among them three Ethiopians believed to be behind the killing of an elephant and its calf were arrested in Marsabit County....

KWS may reduce the number of Lions in the Nairobi National Park by half

The Kenya Wildlife Service has launched a study to establish if the Nairobi National Park can safely host its 35 lions. Director general Kitili...

Archbishop leads students in tree planting exercise

Mombasa Archbishop Martin Kivuva led hundreds of Loreto convent school children and their teachers in planting over 1000 trees in Pope Francis forest. The...

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...

One of Kenya’s oldest Black Rhinos Dies in Lewa Conservancy

One of Kenya’s oldest black rhinos has died in the country’s Lewa Wildlife Conservancy at the ripe old of age of 42. Solio, also...

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...

WWF and FFI Applaud Rwanda for Doubling Gorilla Viewing Fees

The government of Rwanda, one of the three range countries for the Critically Endangered mountain gorilla, is making headlines for doubling the price...

Community Ecotourism can Resolve Conflict between Humans and Lions – Report

Creating community conservancies can enable humans and lions to coexist by engaging local people in conservation and ecotourism for their own benefit, researchers at...

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Eight Black Rhinos Die in Kenya after Translocation

Nairobi, July 13 - An attempt to translocate the critically endangered black rhinos in Kenya has turned tragic after eight of them died following...

First Northern White Rhino Embryos Produced through In Vitro Fertilisation

Nairobi, July 5 - An international team of scientists has successfully created hybrid embryos from southern white rhino eggs and northern white rhino sperm...

Lake Turkana Parks Put on the List of World Heritage in Danger

Nairobi, June 29 – The World Heritage Committee meeting in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, on June 28 decided to inscribe Kenya’s Lake Turkana...

Grevy’s Zebra Count in Kenya Shows Numbers Rising to Slightly over 2,800

Nairobi, June 25 - The results of the latest count of Grevy’s zebras, one of seven remaining species of equids left on the planet,...

Death of Africa’s Oldest Baobab Trees Shock Scientists

Nairobi, June 12 – Scientists have reported that 9 of the 13 oldest and five of the six largest African baobab trees have died,...

Mountain Gorilla Population in Eastern Africa Rises to over 1,000

Nairobi, June 6 – The mountain gorilla population in the Virunga Mountains in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has grown from 480...

On World Environment Day, Communities Urged to ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’

Nairobi, June 5 - Today is World Environment Day. The call to action is “Beat Plastic Pollution.” “Every year, more than 8 million tonnes end...
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