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...

European Union Adopts Action plan to tackle wildlife trafficking

The European Commission adopted an EU Action Plan to tackle wildlife trafficking within the EU and to strengthen the EU’s role in the global...

UK-run training course to improve detection of illegal trafficking networks

British High Commissioner to Uganda, HE Alison Blackburne, paid a visit to a UK-led training course in Kampala, for intelligence and prosecution officers from...

4 Suspects arrested in connection with the Ol- Pejeta Rhino killing

Four suspected poachers have been arrested in connection with the killing of a female Black Rhino at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia County. Two...

Nepal Marks Zero Rhino Poaching Year

In the year 2015, Nepal recorded no case of rhino poaching. The Country held a special event to mark ‘Zero Rhino Poaching in the...

Kenya US MOU to tackle poaching and illegal logging

US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell held a three day visit in Kenya as part of her three-nation tour of Africa to address wildlife trafficking...

Rare White Giraffe spotted in Tanzania

A rare white giraffe calf was recently spotted in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. The giraffe was first spotted by Scientists at the New Hampshire-based...

Traffickers carrying 66 pounds of Ivory ornaments arrested

Three traffickers believed to be part of a major ivory network were arrested by authorities in Congo. The arrest will go a long way...

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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...