Friday, March 22, 2019

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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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...