Friday, March 22, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...