Sunday, January 21, 2018

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...

Kenyan Celebrities Step Up to the Plate for Wildlife Conservation

Ahead of the world’s largest ever ivory burning event, popular Kenyan afro-pop band Sauti Sol and local radio personality Caroline Mutoko have...

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...

Kenya Launches Dedicated Forestry Website

The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) launched a Wiki-style website where information on Kenya’s forests can be easily accessed and shared to boost...

Illegal wildlife trafficking on the rise in Uganda

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) have said illegal wildlife trafficking is on the rise as Uganda and 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 to host historical gathering to tackle poaching crisis

Kenya will host a historic gathering of African leaders to address the elephant-poaching crisis in the first meeting of the Giants Club, the wildlife-protection...

Conservation Alliance to tackle wildlife issues

Over 50 conservation organizations will launch an alliance to help tackle challenges facing wildlife in the country. The Conservation Alliance of Kenya (CAK) will...

Kenyan Conservations Oppose Govt Move to Allow Settlements in Key Forest

The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) and its partners today voiced their strong opposition to the recent decision by the Kenyan cabinet to...

Drought leads to wildlife deaths in Lake Mburo National Park in Uganda

Prolonged dry spell and drought has caused the deaths of scores of animals in Lake Mburo National Park in Uganda. Since the effects of...

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EAWLS Urges KFS to Stand Firm to Protect South-West Mau Forest

NAIROBI, Jan 19 - The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) has noted with delight a decision by the Kenya Forest Service (KFS) to...

Wildlife Lovers Rally to Save the Grevy’s Zebra

NAIROBI, Jan 19 - The driver of the tour van pulled the car to the side of the road, turned off the engine and...

Monkey with a Moustache Recognized as Separate Species

A monkey with a moustache found in Ethiopia and Sudan has been recognized as a distinct species after scientists studied it afresh. “New data on...

At EAWLS Event in New York, Americans Urged to Support Conservation in Africa

New York, Jan 23 - Americans and the international community have been called upon to support conservation efforts in Africa as one way of...

Ape Skull Fossil Found in Kenya Fills Gaps in Human Ancestry

By Kari Mutu The recent find of a fossilised skull of a 13-million-year-old primate has brought new understanding about the evolution of early humans. The...

Studying the Cheetahs of Tsavo to Save Them

By Chérie Schroff NAIROBI, Jan 11 - The Tsavo East National Park in southeast Kenya comprises an area of a 13,747 km² with a large...

Some 7,347 Elephants Counted in Kenya’s Laikipia, Samburu, Meru, Marsabit Areas

NAIROBI, Jan 10- A census of elephants in Kenya’s northern and central ecosystems shows that there are a total of 7,347 of them in...
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