Saturday, February 29, 2020

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...

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...

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...

Kenya Ponders Alternative Rail Route amid Concern over Effects to Wildlife

The Kenyan government is considering an alternative path for the new 472-kilometre standard gauge railway from the port city of Mombasa to the capital...

KWS on the Spot for Killing Nairobi Park’s Star Lion

The brutal killing of Nairobi National Park’s star lion, Mohawk, by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has drawn major criticisms from Kenyans and conservation...

Transportation Industry Leaders Pledge to Help Combat Illicit Wildlife Trade

Leaders of the global transportation industry have signed a new declaration committing themselves to major steps to help fight trafficking in wildlife products. United...

Kenyan police seize 39 elephant tusks, arrest suspected smuggle

Kenyan police have seized 39 elephant tusks and arrested a man believed to be a dealer in poached wildlife products. Acting on a tip-off,...

Improving efficiency in Kenyan forests could cut emissions and boost economic gain – Report

Raising efficiency in Kenya’s forestry sector could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 27 per cent over 2010 levels, help the East African country meet...

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....

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