Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Sudan the Rhinoceros (1973–2018)

Obituary by Dr Kes Hillman Smith         Sudan, the last known male Northern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) died on Monday 19th March aged 45,...

The Standard Gauge Railway:  Are We Doing it Right?

In the historic ruling on the presidential election petition in Kenya, Chief Justice David Maraga stated: “Elections are not an event, they are a...

African Elephant Poaching Declines but Ivory Seizures Hit Record High

Geneva, 24 Oct – The latest report by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) on the...

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Nairobi, March 18 – At the close of the Fourth UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, the world laid the groundwork for a radical shift...