Friday, September 20, 2019

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...

Call to Save Kenya’s Ondiri Swamp and its Quaking Bog

By Cathy Watson A remarkable ‘quaking bog’ and critical source of water for the Kenyan capital is under severe threat, according to conservationists who attended...

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...

Ireland Shines Green Light on Kenyan Rhinos to Mark St Patrick’s Day

By Paul Udoto Two iconic rhinos in Kenya have been ‘greened’ as part of global celebrations to mark St Patrick’s Day. The statues...

Tanzania teams up with U.S army for anti-poaching trainning

To combat a dramatic decline in its elephant population, Tanzania’s park and game reserve rangers have teamed with members of the U.S. Army’s 403rd...

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...

Twenty Vultures Die, Five Rescued after Poisoning Incident in Maasai Mara

Nairobi, Feb 6 – Twenty critically endangered vultures have died after feeding on a poisoned spotted hyena at the periphery of the world famous...

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,...

Tanzania Police and Interpol seize 1,279kg of ivory valued at 2.11 million dollars

Tanzania Police in collaboration with Interpol seized elephant ivory worth over 2.11 million Dollars. Nine suspected smugglers were also arrested in the operation by...

Conservationists Unhappy with Path of New Railway Via Nairobi National Park

Conservation groups have rejected the path that the Kenyan government has proposed for routing of the second phase the new Standard Gauge Railway (SGR)...

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