Saturday, February 29, 2020

Kenyan Conservationist Helps Rescue Poisoned Endangered Vultures

Nairobi, Nov 19 - A hyena, two Endangered Lappet-faced Vultures, and three Critically Endangered Rüppell’s Vultures died at the scene of an illegal poisoning...

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...

Kenya’s President says Environmental Protection Key for Economic Growth

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged decision-makers from across the world to prioritize environmental action in support of economic and societal growth. Representatives from...

Black Rhino Killed in Ol-Pejeta

A black rhino was killed by poachers in Kenya's Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy, East Africa's largest black rhino sanctuary. According to Ol Pejeta CEO,...

Kenya’s Food Security Threatened by Locust Infestation

A desert locust infestation- the worst in 25 years- is spreading through Northern Kenya after wreaking havoc in Somalia and Ethiopia, posing a significant...

China Pledges support to Conservation activities in Kenya

The Chinese government has vowed to proactively engage with Kenyan institutions and local communities to strengthen conservation of wildlife and other ecological treasures, ...

Two and a half year old Lion strays out of Nairobi National Park, speared...

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) confirmed Thursday that a two-and-half-year-old male lion called "Lemek" was speared to death after it strayed out of the...

Study Warns Fencing Could Trigger Collapse of Greater Mara Ecosystem

With land privatization and fencing of thousands of hectares of communal grazing areas, East Africa is struggling with one of the most radical...

Insecticide Poisoning Thought to Have Killed Five Elephants in Maasai Mara

Nairobi, Jan 22 – Five elephants found dead in the Olarro Conservancy and the surrounding areas in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve this month...

Tourists Stranded as Floods Hit Kenya’s Maasai Mara

Nairobi, Jan 30 – About 10 lodges in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve, a popular tourist destination, have been hit by flooding following heavy...

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Nairobi, Feb 26 – Kenya’s agriculture minister has announced that the commercial slaughter of donkeys will be prohibited with effect from March after farmers...

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Nairobi, Feb 25 – China’s top legislative body has imposed a complete ban on the consumption of wildlife and vowed to crackdown on trade...

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By Curtis Abraham Kampala, Feb 20 - The Grauer’s gorilla, a lowland subspecies of the Eastern gorilla group that also includes Mountain gorillas, have suffered...

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January 16- Kenya Wildlife Service(KWS) on Saturday afternoon announced the birth of a southern white Rhino in Nairobi National Park. KWS broke the good news...

Kenyan Court Declines to Stop Staging of Music Festival in National Park

Nairobi, Feb 12 - A Kenyan court has declined to issue orders to stop the staging of a two-day music festival in the country’s...

Pangolins Probable Intermediate Host Species for Coronavirus – Report

Nairobi, Feb 11 - Researchers in China have suggested that pangolins are the probable intermediate host species for the coronavirus outbreak that has thus...

One of Kenya’s Largest Elephants Dies

Nairobi, Feb 6 – One of Kenya’s iconic great elephants has died of natural causes at the age of 50, wildlife authorities said. Nicknamed Tim,...