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In March 2017, Global Financial Integrity published…

Ugandan Royalty: Lions in the Pearl of Africa


By Michael Schwartz
My colleague Moses Konde and I were in Kidepo Valley…

Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Occurs in 30 per cent of Protected Areas - WWF


A new WWF report calls for additional and immediate measures to halt…

The House Crow – Tackling a Voracious Pest


By Colin Jackson
Anyone visiting Kenyan coastal towns or hotels cannot…

Playing Midwife to Critically Endangered Turtles at Christmas


Image courtesy: Cheryl Sanchez
By Liz Mwambui
I saw the bird even before…

Tribunal Halts Construction of Second Phase of Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway


Kenya’s National Environmental Tribunal on Thursday issued an order…

South African Court Ruling Could Allow Domestic Trade in Rhino Horn


South Africa’s highest court has rejected a bid by the government to…

Livestock Herders Wreak Havoc on Wildlife Conservancies in Laikipia

By Aidan Hartley
Armed ethnic Pokot and Samburu herders began killing…

New Study Shows World has More than 60,000 Tree Species


The number of tree species currently known to science is 60,065, representing…

Huge legacy boost for EAWLS work


East African Wild Life Society’s work in the protection of the region's…

Wholesale Ivory Prices in China Down as Ban on Trade Approaches – report

image courtesy: Nat Geo
The wholesale price of raw ivory in China has…

Links between Forests and Energy Highlighted on International Day of Forests


By Jackson Bambo
Kenya marked the 2017 International Day of Forests…

Focus on Wastewater Challenges - and Opportunities


The cost of implementing source water protection activities, such as…

Global Temperatures Hit Another Record – UN


Global temperatures set yet another record last year and the world witnessed…

SGR phase II beacons found in Oloolua forest

The East African Wild Life Society is raising concern that the impacts…

Cuckoos Can Distinguish Between Their Friends and Strangers - Study


Male cuckoos appear to have a unique call that makes them distinguishable…

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