Wednesday, June 13, 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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Death of Africa’s Oldest Baobab Trees Shock Scientists

Nairobi, June 12 – Scientists have reported that 9 of the 13 oldest and five of the six largest African baobab trees have died,...

Mountain Gorilla Population in Eastern Africa Rises to over 1,000

Nairobi, June 6 – The mountain gorilla population in the Virunga Mountains in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has grown from 480...

On World Environment Day, Communities Urged to ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’

Nairobi, June 5 - Today is World Environment Day. The call to action is “Beat Plastic Pollution.” “Every year, more than 8 million tonnes end...

Findings of the taskforce on the management of forest resources in Kenya

Nairobi, May 14 - The Ministry of Environment and Forestry in February 2018 constituted the Taskforce to Inquire into Forest Resources Management and Logging...

Feeling the Beat through the Elephants Feet

Nairobi, May 9 - Iconic and intelligent creatures, elephants continue to fascinate curious onlookers and scientists alike. Now a new Oxford University collaboration with...

Kenya’s droughts and floods are signs that natural resilience is breaking down

By Dr. Paula Kahumbu During the last two years Kenya declared a national disaster over the drought. This permitted the emergency appeal for food aid to...

Poachers Kill Three Black Rhinos in Kenya

Nairobi, May 3 – Poachers have killed two adult black rhinoceros and a calf in the Rhino Sanctuary in Meru National Park, Kenyan authorities...
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