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Biotech Company plans to flood Chinese market with fake Rhino horn

Last year, a San Francisco biotech startup came up with 3D print fake rhino horns that carry the same genetic fingerprint as the actual...

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...

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...

AWF Hails Near Total Ban on Elephant Ivory in United States

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has welcomed the revision of a United States government rule on the elephant that will make it more difficult...

Scientist paints eyes on cattle backs to stop lions from hunting them

A British scientist in Botswana is experimenting a new way of saving farmers’ cows from lions by painting eyes on their rumps. Neil Jordan...

France bans ivory trade

The French Environment Minister Ségolène Royal signed a decree banning the trade in ivory and rhino horn in France and all overseas French territories....

Global Coastal Cleanup Gathers Trash Weighing More than 100 Boeing 737s

More than eight million kilograms of trash -- equivalent to the weight of more than 100 Boeing 737 aircrafts -- was collected by nearly...

University team wins prize for crack down on wildlife crime project

A Leicester University team has won a prize for a project to crack down on wildlife crime using a portable DNA device. The DNA...

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...

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...

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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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