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...

Kenya’s canine cops sniff out illegal ivory

A dog’s ability to smell is believed to be between 1,000 and 10,000 times better than humans. The right dog can...

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...

Tsavo National Park, Kenya’s Vanishing diamond

The 22,000km2 Tsavo area is made up of the Tsavo West and Tsavo East National parks - making it the largest national park in...

Kenya to host biggest Ivory destruction in Africa

Kenya will host the biggest destruction of ivory in Africa’s history. The ivory burning event will take place in Nairobi under the glare of...

Sauti Sol Named as the Giant’s Club Ambassadors

Kenya’s popular Afro-pop band Sauti Sol are the Kenyan Giants Club ambassadors. The four-piece band, which was formed in 2008 and has toured Africa,...

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, ...

Kenya to host historical gathering to tackle poaching crisis

Kenya will host a historic gathering of African leaders to address the elephant-poaching crisis in the first meeting of the Giants Club, the wildlife-protection...

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Preserving Amboseli: The Perils of Devolving Park Management

By Nancy Ogonje In 2023, plans to downgrade Amboseli National Park to a National Reserve, placing it under Kajiado...

Kenya’s Mara Reserve Embarks on Rhino Monitoring Project

Nairobi, May 7 (Swara)—In an initiative to bolster conservation efforts, The Safari Collection and Footprint Trust have joined forces to spearhead a...

Conservatory Order Extended to Protect Aberdare National Park and Forest

Nairobi, April 30 (Swara) - The Environment and Land Court in Nyeri has extended the conservatory order against the Ihithe-Ndunyu Njeru road...

Southern Patas Monkey Nears Extinction in Kenya and Tanzania

Nairobi, April 30  (Swara) - Scientists warn that the Southern patas monkey, once thriving in Kenya and Tanzania's savannahs, faces imminent extinction, marking a...

Court Halts Construction of Controversial Road through Aberdare National Park

Nairobi, April 17 (Swara) – A court in Kenya has issued an injunction against the proposed construction of the Ihithe-Ndunyu Njeru Road through the...

Two Cheetah Cubs Run Over and Killed by Vehicles in Kenya’s Samburu Area

BUFFALO SPRINGS NATIONAL RESERVE, Kenya, March 18 (Swara)—Wildlife conservationists reported two cheetahs killed in collisions with vehicles near the Chokaa Gate of Buffalo Springs...

Outcry as Poaching Again Threatens Amboseli Elephant Population

NAIROBI, March 18 (Swara) - In 1994, the world recoiled in horror when four distinguished elephants, subjects of the Amboseli Elephant Research Project, fell...