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Future Of The African Elephant Looks Grim But New Forensic Lab May Spell Hope

Recently the capture or confiscation of ivory at points of entry and exit in various countries across Africa is sending an alarming signal across the wildlife conservation community. The rate with which poaching is threatening to decimate Africa’s last remaining … Continue reading

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Mombasa Marine Park: First Beneficiary Of New Beach Management Programme

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) this November on Wednesday launched a 6-month Beach Management Programme in the Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve. The programme is a pilot initiative funded by the Kenya Government to restore the competitive edge of … Continue reading

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Saving The Hirola Antelope From The Brink of Extinction

The hirola antelope (also referred by many as the ‘living relic’) is a rare type of antelope classified in the IUCN Red Data List as a ‘critically endangered’ species – the last stage after which an animal is declared extinct … Continue reading

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Will You Be Going to Hell’s Gate on a Wheelbarrow This June?

This year’s fund-raising-cum fun dubbed ‘To Hell’s Gate on a wheelbarrow’ to be held at the Hell’s Gate National Park in Naivasha on June 10-12 2011 has received further support from KenGen. The power generating company led by Managing Director, … Continue reading

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Kenya Wildlife Service Discontinues Smartcard

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has announced that effective 1st July, 2011, payment for conservation fees will be implemented as per the Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 95 of 24th December, 2010 (Legislative Supplement No. 60) LEGAL NOTICE NO. 207 which … Continue reading

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Getting GPS to Work For The Tsavo Elephants

Eight elephants in the Tsavo East National Park have been identified for a unique research exercise which kicks-off tomorrow at the park. The elephants will be collared using GPS technology which will assist in the mapping out of migratory routes … Continue reading

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