Tropical Rainforest Loss Accelerates by 10 Per Cent

NAIROBI, June 29 (Swara) - Primary rainforest loss in the tropics accelerated in 2022, marking a 10 per cent increase from 2021, according to...

EAWLS Opposes Proposed Road Project in Aberdare Ecosystem

NAIROBI, May 24 (Swara) - The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) has raised serious objections to the proposed upgrading of the Ihithe-Aberdare Forest-Ndunyu...

Kenyan Herders Kill Six More Lions in Amboseli

Nairobi, May 14 (Swara) – Members of a community adjacent to the Amboseli National Park killed six lions in retaliation after the big cats...

A Promising Colobus Monkey Conservation Effort on the Kenyan Coast

By Cathy Watson At 8 a.m. on New Year’s Day, Ezekiel Okenye is watching a group of colobus monkeys. “I have seen them eating the...

Taxidermy of Last Male Northern White Rhino Displayed in Kenyan Museum

Nairobi, March 29 (Swara) - The taxidermy of the last male Northern White Rhino (NWR) known to the world, named “Sudan”, is now on...

UN Panel Urges Rapid Climate Action for Sustainable Living

Nairobi, March 22 (Swara) - Multiple, feasible and effective options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to human-caused climate change exist and are...

Rhino Ear-Notching Under Way in Lewa Conservancy

NAIROBI, March 10 (Swara) - The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), in collaboration with the Wildlife Research and Training Institute (WRTI) and Lewa Borana Wildlife...

Satellite Imagery Reveals Elephants Choose Paths Leading to their Favourite Food

Nairobi, Dec 16 - As the human-elephant conflict continues to rise across Africa, researchers are searching for new ways to keep a watchful eye...

Study Finds Rhinos Experience Physical Exertion During Translocation

Nairobi, Dec 15 (Swara) – A rhino can experience physical exertion during translocation similar to the strain felt by a runner participating in a...

Kenya’s President Forbids Harvesting of Iconic Baobab Trees

NAIROBI, Nov 23 (Swara) – Kenya’s President William Ruto has called a halt to the uprooting of the iconic baobab trees in the coastal...

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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...