Sunday, April 22, 2018

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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Renowned Wildlife Conservationist Daphne Sheldrick Dies

Nairobi, April 14 - Renowned wildlife conservationist Daphne Sheldrick has died at the age of 83, her daughter Angela said in a statement. “It is...

New Report Outlines How Uganda Can Tackle Wildlife Trafficking

Kampala, April 13 - A new report released this week by the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC analyses the threats facing Uganda and offers...

Kenya’s Tourism Ministry Forms Task Force to Look into Wildlife Use

Nairobi, March 23 - Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has set up a task force to look into the modalities of wildlife utilization...

Sudan the Rhinoceros (1973–2018)

Obituary by Dr Kes Hillman Smith         Sudan, the last known male Northern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) died on Monday 19th March aged 45,...

World’s Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies

Nanyuki, Kenya, March 20 -  The world’s last male northern white rhino, christened Sudan, has died at the age of 45, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy...

Militia Abduct Gorilla Sanctuary Workers in Eastern DR Congo

Eighteen employees of a gorilla sanctuary in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo have been kidnapped by a militia group, sources said, the Guardian...

US Reported to Reverse Ban on Importation of Trophies of Hunted African Elephants

Nairobi, March 7 - The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly begun allowing more trophy hunting of African elephants, despite President Donald...
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