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Focus on Wastewater Challenges – and Opportunities

The cost of implementing source water protection activities, such as forest protection, reforestation and the use of cover crops, could be recouped through...

Global Temperatures Hit Another Record – UN

Global temperatures set yet another record last year and the world witnessed exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean...

Cuckoos Can Distinguish Between Their Friends and Strangers – Study

Male cuckoos appear to have a unique call that makes them distinguishable to and from other males. A new study appearing in Animal...

UNEP Launches Global Campaign to Eliminate Marine Litter

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter: microplastics in cosmetics and...

Richard Leakey to receive 2017 Legacy Award from Tusk Trust

Tusk Trust - a UK-based conservation charity whose royal patron is Prince William, will honor Dr Richard Leakey, Chairman of the Kenya Wild Service...

China to close down its Ivory Market in 2017

Conservationists have welcomed a move by China to Phase out all ivory processing and trade by the end of 2017. The move is...

Wildlife Crime Discussed at International Anti-Corruption Conference

In a major boost to global efforts to fight wildlife crime, graft and illicit financial flows from the vice were on the agenda during...

EU Strengthens Measures to Combat Trafficking in Wildlife Products

  By Stefano A. Dejak Wildlife populations around the world will decline by 67 per cent by 2020 unless action is taken, according to...

Donors Gave $1.3 Billion to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade since 2010

image courtesy of OCBG The Global Wildlife Program has released the first-ever review of international donor funding for combatting illegal wildlife trade...

In Vietnam, Conservationists, Prince Willian, Urge End to Illicit Wildlife Trade

     Thirteen organisations seeking to end illegal trade in wildlife species have  urged authorities in Vietnam to deliver on its commitments to...

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Black Rhino Births in Kenya Exceed Number Lost to Poachers – FFI

Nairobi, Oct 18 - Black rhinos are holding their own in Kenya with the number of calves born this year exceeding the number of...

Whale Watching in Watamu: East Africa’s Other Great Migration

Every year, the thundering hooves of wildebeest resound in Kenya’s Masai Mara as over two million gnus (wildebeest) arrive from Tanzania’s Serengeti. Traveling much...

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Two Notorious Suspects Wanted for Wildlife Crimes Arrested in Malawi

Nairobi, Oct 11 - Two men on the list of eastern Africa’s most wanted suspects for committing wildlife crimes have been arrested in Malawi,...

Church and Conservation: Promising Experiences in Kenya

Nairobi, Oct 9 -There is much (and indeed much more) that can be done in terms of collaboration between the Church and the conservation...

EAWLS Speaks Out against Proposed Dam in South-West Mau Forest

Nairobi, Oct 4 – The East Wild Life Society (EAWLS) today spoke out strongly against a government plan to build a dam along Kipsonoi...

Laos Becomes Fasted Growing Ivory Market – Report

Nairobi, Sept 29 - The Southeast Asian country of Laos is now the fastest growing ivory market in the world with virtually no law...
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