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Guterres Calls for Action as UN Confirms Record Global Warming

Nairobi, Feb 8 - In the wake of data released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), showing the past four years were...

Lowland Bongos Discovered in Uganda

By Curtis Abraham Conservationists the world over continue to bemoan the rapid loss of the world’s biodiversity. Almost monthly it seems, a new report emerges...

Newly Discovered Edible Cricket Promises Plenty of Protein for Man and Beast

Nairobi, Nov 21 - Researchers at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, have discovered a new,...

Mountain Gorillas Reclassified from “Critically Endangered” to “Endangered”

Nairobi, Nov 16 – The number of mountain gorillas in the wild has gradually increased over the past 30 years, and are up from...

Massive Biodiversity Loss the Result of Voracious Human Consumption – WWF

Nairobi, Nov 12 – An exponential growth in human consumption of natural resources is the driving force behind the current unprecedented planetary change and...

WWF Appalled by China’s Legalization of Trade in Tiger Bone and Rhino Horn

Nairobi, Oct 30 - WWF has expressed its profound concern over China’s announcement on Monday that it had legalized the use of tiger bone...

Rules of the Bush (Chinese Version)

Rules of the Bush (Chinese Version) Rules of the Bush 丛林规则 Delta Willis © 6 Sept 2018 黛儿塔.威利斯 2018年9月6日 Chinese Translation: Jeffrey Wu 中文翻译:杰夫 An American man who taunted a...

Over 90 per cent of sampled salt brands contain micro-plastics – study

Nairobi, Oct 19 - Over 90 per cent of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain micro-plastics, with the highest number coming from...

World Migratory Bird Day 2017

May 10th is marked as World Migratory Bird Day. This year 2017 theme is “Their Future Our Future” and it highlights the need...

Illegal Wildlife Trade

Frequently Asked Questions In March 2017, Global Financial Integrity published a report, authored by Channing May, entitled “Transnational Crime and the Developing World”. The...

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Some 539 Giraffe Documented in Masai Mara’s Ol Kinyei Conservancy

Nairobi, March 19 - A survey of giraffe in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy in the Masai Mara found a total of 539 different individuals...

World Pledges to Use Innovation to Tackle Environmental Challenges

Nairobi, March 18 – At the close of the Fourth UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, the world laid the groundwork for a radical shift...

Tanzania to Allow Settlers into Protected Areas

Arusha, Tanzania, March 8 - The conservation world was alarmed by a recent directive from the president of Tanzania to open up protected areas...

EAWLS Voices Concern over Reported Forestland Allocations

Nairobi, March 6 2019 - The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) and its sub-committee, the Kenya Forests Working Group (KFWG), have noted with...

Wildfires Char Large Swathes of Mt. Kenya Forest

Nairobi, March 1 - Wildfires that are still raging on have charred huge swathes of moorland in the Mount Kenya National Park, local newspapers...

Rare Giant Pangolin Found in Uganda

By Curtis Abraham Kampala, Feb 20 - As part of its ongoing hidden camera-trap project in Uganda, conservationists working with the United Kingdom’s Chester Zoo’s...

Chinese Woman Jailed in Tanzania for Ivory Trafficking

Nairobi, Feb 20 - A Tanzanian court has convicted Chinese citizen Yang Fenglan, who is popularly known as the “Ivory Queen”, on charges of...