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Human-Wildlife Conflict a Main Threat to Survival of Species – Report

Nairobi, July 9 - Conflict between people and animals, from China’s famed wandering elephants raiding farms for food and water to wolves preying on...

New Study Finds Elephants Show Risk-Avoidance Behaviour

Nairobi, June 30 - Elephants’ heavy footsteps and their rumbling low-frequency calls are so powerful that they can create seismic waves -- vibrations that...

Marsabit Rock Agama: Another New Lizard Species in Kenya

By Beryl A. Bwong NAIROBI, June 2 - Rock Agamas are some of the most conspicuous lizards. They occur locally in large numbers and are...

Wildlife Lovers Choose a New Big 5 in Photography

NAIROBI, May 24 – The elephant, polar bear, gorilla, tiger, and lion are the 2021 winners of the New Big 5 project, wildlife, conservation,...

Kenya Launches National Wildlife Census

NAIROBI, May 8 – Kenya has launched a national wildlife census of both terrestrial and aquatic animals, the first-ever carried out in the country. The...

Suspected Poacher Arrested with Elephant Tusk in Tsavo West

Nairobi, April 29 – A Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) security team has arrested a suspected poacher in possession of an elephant tusk in the...

Study Shows Decline in Kenya’s Augur Buzzard Raptor Population

Nairobi, April 27 - The population of Augur Buzzard, a bird of prey common to eastern and southwestern Africa, has been declining in Kenya...

Kenyan Company Loses Bid to Farm in Wildlife Dispersal Area

Nairobi, April 27 – An agribusiness firm in Kenyan has failed in its attempt to have a court revoke an official order barring it...

New Embryos Created in another Step in Northern White Rhino Rescue Bid

NAIROBI, April 22 - The international consortium of scientists and conservationists working to prevent the extinction of the northern white rhino through advanced assisted...

Last of Nine Stranded Giraffes Floated off Disappearing Kenyan Island

NAIROBI, April 13 – An international rescue has finally been completed as the last of nine critically endangered Rothschild’s giraffe were floated to safety...

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Farming in Amboseli Wildlife Area Thwarted…

Story and Photos by Kang-Chun Cheng  In August 2020, an enterprise called KiliAvo Fresh Ltd began establishing an avocado farm on its 72-hectare (180 acres)...

Hyenas Kill Two Children, Maul Five Other People in Kenya

Nairobi, Sept 17 – The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) will compensate the family of two children killed and five other people mauled by marauding...

Forest Firsts, Facts and Fascinations

  The Lirhanda Hill in Kakamega Forest has its own microclimate, which differs from that of the surrounding woodland, towering as it does above the...

Pandemic Safari: A Game of Mixed Feelings

By Santiago Legarre Life is a game of mixed feelings. We always tend to see the grass greener on the other side. Safari is like...

Kenya’s Wildlife Census Records 12 Per Cent Growth in Elephant Population

Nairobi, September 1 – Kenya’s elephant population rose by 12 per cent from 32,214 in 2014 to 36,169 animals in 2021, according to newly...

Kenya Airways and USAID’s ROUTES Campaign Partner to Protect Wildlife

Nairobi, Aug 16 - Kenya Airways (KQ) and the USAID-led Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species (ROUTES) partnership have come together to create awareness...

UN Report on Climate Change Spells Out Humanity’s Damage to the Planet

Nairobi, Aug 10 – The United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a group of scientists whose findings are endorsed by the world's...