Cuckoos Can Distinguish Between Their Friends and Strangers – Study

Male cuckoos appear to have a unique call that makes them distinguishable to and from other males. A new study appearing in Animal...

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...

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...

China to close down its Ivory Market in 2017

Conservationists have welcomed a move by China to Phase out all ivory processing and trade by the end of 2017. The move is...

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...

EU Strengthens Measures to Combat Trafficking in Wildlife Products

  By Stefano A. Dejak Wildlife populations around the world will decline by 67 per cent by 2020 unless action is taken, according to...

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...

In Vietnam, Conservationists, Prince Willian, Urge End to Illicit Wildlife Trade

     Thirteen organisations seeking to end illegal trade in wildlife species have  urged authorities in Vietnam to deliver on its commitments to...

2016 Likely to be Warmest Year on Record – UN Weather Agency

2016 Likely to be Warmest Year on Record - UN Weather Agency   It is very likely that 2016 will be the hottest...

Study Warns of Alarming Animal Species Decline, Urges Conservation Action

Overall global vertebrate populations will decline by an average of 67 per cent from 1970 levels by the end of this decade, unless urgent...

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Death of a Legend: Dian Fossey’s ‘Little Darling’ Gorilla Passes On

By Curtis Abraham Kampala, June 7 - Poppy, the last living gorilla featured by famed American primatologist Dian Fossey in her bestselling book, “Gorillas in...

Call to Save Kenya’s Ondiri Swamp and its Quaking Bog

By Cathy Watson A remarkable ‘quaking bog’ and critical source of water for the Kenyan capital is under severe threat, according to conservationists who attended...

Grey Crowned Crane Numbers in Steep Decline in Kenya

Nairobi, May 24 - The Grey Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum) is the world’s fastest declining crane. Found only in sub-Saharan Africa, the Grey Crowned...

Landmark Report Shows Alarming Rates of Species Extinctions

Nairobi, May 6 - Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history -- and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with...

African Ranger Awards: Feting Wardens while Enabling Traffickers?

By Karl Ammann When researching the illegal wildlife trade, very often some tentacles lead back to South Africa.  Not only when it comes to rhino...

Scientists Propose Changes to Biodiversity Protection Criteria

Nairobi, April 12 - Researchers have warned that a commitment by countries to designate more of the planet’s land and oceans as protected areas...

Human Activity Takes Heavy Toll on Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem – Study

Nairobi, April 8 - The 40,000km2 Serengeti-Mara plain that straddles the border of Kenya and Tanzania is famous for its abundant and diverse wildlife. It is...