Thursday, January 17, 2019

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...

Climate Change drives the Bramble Cay melomys to extinction

A new report, published by the University of Queensland, researchers say the long-tailed, whiskered rat, known as a Bramble Cay melomys is officially history...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Norway announces a total Ban on Deforestation

Norway has become the first country to ban deforestation. The Norwegian Parliament pledged that the government’s public procurement policy will be deforestation-free. Any product...

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...

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Twenty-six Elephants Reportedly Die in Maasai Mara in Three Months

Nairobi, Dec 19 – Twenty-six elephants have reportedly died in unclear circumstances over the past three months in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve, a...

WWF Deplores Tanzania’s Decision to Build Dam in Selous National Reserve

Nairobi, Dec 18 – WWF has voiced concern over a decision by the Tanzanian government to proceed with the construction of a hydro-electricity power...

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...

Three Black Rhinos Found Dead in Kenya’s Maasai Mara Reserve

Nairobi, Nov 22 – Wildlife officials in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve said on Thursday that they were investigating the deaths of three black...

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...

The Bones of Karanja: Popular Black Rhino Preserved at Kenya National Museum

By Delta Willis Kenya’s National Museum in Nairobi is famous for its bones, from fossilized skulls of human ancestors to the fully preserved skeleton of...
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