Friday, January 18, 2019

Kenya’s Wildlife Populations Decline as Livestock Numbers Grow – Study

Over the past four decades populations of almost all the common wildlife species in Kenya have fallen to one third or less of their...

Tanzania Delineating National Parks to Prevent Encroachment

All 16 national parks in Tanzania will be delineated and their boundaries marked with beacons by January 31 in an effort to prevent encrochment...

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...

Conservationists Step Up to the Plate to Combat Wildlife Poisoning

By Nic Elliot Poison is wreaking havoc on wildlife populations throughout Africa. It affects a wide variety of species, ranging from elephants, lions and...

Conservationists Organise Workshop to Combat Wildlife Poisoning in Kenya

  image courtesy of National Geographic News A consortium of concerned conservation bodies in Kenya has organised a workshop to train participants on how...

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA): Phase 2A of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on 29 October launched the contentious second phase of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) that is to...

Top Level Recommendations for Action – SGR Phase 2

HOW CAN WE BEST ACHIEVE A BALANCE BETWEEN CONSERVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IN SGR PHASE 2A No. Top recommendations...
Uganda’s Crested crane

Uganda’s symbolic bird – Crested crane nears extinction

Uganda’s Crested crane The Grey Crowned Crane is the face of Uganda. The bird appears on the African country’s flag and Coat...

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...

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Nairobi, Nov 16 – The number of mountain gorillas in the wild has gradually increased over the past 30 years, and are up from...

The Bones of Karanja: Popular Black Rhino Preserved at Kenya National Museum

By Delta Willis Kenya’s National Museum in Nairobi is famous for its bones, from fossilized skulls of human ancestors to the fully preserved skeleton of...
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