Celebrating the Earth Hour

Earth Hour is a worldwide grassroots movement by the World Wide Fund aimed at uniting people to protect the planet and to drive awareness...

New Butterfly species discovered in Alaska

A group of eight scientists from three countries has named the new insect the Tanana Arctic, or Oeneis tanana. It's the first new butterfly...

Airlines pledge to support Prince William in ending illegal wildlife trafficking

Airlines have signed a declaration to support efforts to stop the illegal trafficking of wildlife in an initiative backed by members of the Royal...

UK to fund Uganda in fighting illegal wildlife trade

Uganda will receive £1,500,000 (Shs 7bn) funding from the UK government which will go towards combating illegal trade in wildlife. The announcement was made...

Killing in the name of conservation

An American research team tracked down a rare bird, took the first ever photograph of it, and shortly killed it thereafter last month. Chris...

$1 Million Bounty for Poaching Kingpin

Many conservationists have heard of the Xaysavang Network, it is an international wildlife trafficking syndicate that facilitates the killing of elephants, rhinos, pangolins, and...

Chinese conservation film breaks China’s box office records

A movie denouncing the human toll on marine life has broken China’s box office records a sign of increasing environmental awareness among the Chinese...

European Union Adopts Action plan to tackle wildlife trafficking

The European Commission adopted an EU Action Plan to tackle wildlife trafficking within the EU and to strengthen the EU’s role in the global...

UK-run training course to improve detection of illegal trafficking networks

British High Commissioner to Uganda, HE Alison Blackburne, paid a visit to a UK-led training course in Kampala, for intelligence and prosecution officers from...

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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Preserving Amboseli: The Perils of Devolving Park Management

By Nancy Ogonje In 2023, plans to downgrade Amboseli National Park to a National Reserve, placing it under Kajiado...

Kenya’s Mara Reserve Embarks on Rhino Monitoring Project

Nairobi, May 7 (Swara)—In an initiative to bolster conservation efforts, The Safari Collection and Footprint Trust have joined forces to spearhead a...

Conservatory Order Extended to Protect Aberdare National Park and Forest

Nairobi, April 30 (Swara) - The Environment and Land Court in Nyeri has extended the conservatory order against the Ihithe-Ndunyu Njeru road...

Southern Patas Monkey Nears Extinction in Kenya and Tanzania

Nairobi, April 30  (Swara) - Scientists warn that the Southern patas monkey, once thriving in Kenya and Tanzania's savannahs, faces imminent extinction, marking a...

Court Halts Construction of Controversial Road through Aberdare National Park

Nairobi, April 17 (Swara) – A court in Kenya has issued an injunction against the proposed construction of the Ihithe-Ndunyu Njeru Road through the...

Two Cheetah Cubs Run Over and Killed by Vehicles in Kenya’s Samburu Area

BUFFALO SPRINGS NATIONAL RESERVE, Kenya, March 18 (Swara)—Wildlife conservationists reported two cheetahs killed in collisions with vehicles near the Chokaa Gate of Buffalo Springs...

Outcry as Poaching Again Threatens Amboseli Elephant Population

NAIROBI, March 18 (Swara) - In 1994, the world recoiled in horror when four distinguished elephants, subjects of the Amboseli Elephant Research Project, fell...