Saturday, March 23, 2019

Construction Noise to blame for Lions straying out of Nairobi National Park

Noise from road construction scares lions from Nairobi National Park, conservationist Paula Kahumbu has explained, following three incidents in two months. Kahumbu, who is...

Kenya Wildlife Service carrying out exercise to identify Elephants’ reaction to new railway

Kenya wildlife Service officials are carrying out an exercise to identify elephants’ reaction to the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) encroaching through Tsavo National Park....

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...

Kenya’s “Ahmed” the Elephant goes Green on St Patricks Day

Each year, the Irish celebrate their presence around the globe by 'Greening' an iconic structure in a country to coincide with St Patricks Day...

Tourism to Protect Uganda’s Elephants

In December last year, the Barcelona Legends football team visited Uganda on a tourism and investment promotion trip organised by the Uganda Tourism Board...

The First Elephant in Somalia in 20 Years

An elephant marched hundreds of kilometres and briefly crossed into Somalia this month marking the first time the animal has been seen in the...

Maasai Morans threaten to kill elephants

Maasai morans yesterday threatened to kill all elephants that stray from Chyulu Hills National Park into their farms. Speaking in Masimba town, the morans...

Illegal Ivory worth 1.5 million seized by KWS

Elephant tusks worth Sh1.5 million were recovered by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers in Kirisia Forest in Samburu Central Sub-County. The rangers seized...

Richard Leakey’s Interview

Our Board Member, William Pike speaks candidly to Dr. Richard Leakey, the Chairman of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) about the threats facing wildlife...

Resson Kantai’s mission to save Elephants

Resson Kantai, a 30-year-old holder of a Master's degree in Conservation from Oxford University, is always at ease mingling with pastoral communities in Kenya's...

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