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The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has released results of wildlife censuses for elephant, buffalo, giraffe and grevy’s zebra carried out in five vital ecosystems in 2016 and 2017. Cabinet secretary in the ministry, Prof. Judi Wakhungu presided over the release of...

Release: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 11:30
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JUNE 21, 2017

The wet season Mara total aerial census is a regular survey which was previously undertaken every year from 1984 to 2007 and thereafter every three years to date (2007-2017).

The current survey was done within protected areas;...

Release: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 14:45
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JUNE 21, 2017

The Tsavo-Mkomazi aerial census is a regular cross border survey undertaken every three years within protected areas and their immediate neighborhoods in both Kenya and Tanzania. The protected areas covered during the census include: Tsavo...

Release: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 14:45
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The formulation of Kenya’s first-ever National Wildlife Conservation and Management Strategy has been launched today.

Environment and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary, Prof Judi Wakhungu, also the inaugurated a national steering to provide policy direction, high-...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 16:45
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At about 7.10 a.m. on Sunday 23rd April renowned conservationist and author Kuki Gallmann drove out of her home at Laikipia Nature Conservancy to inspect damage committed by arsonists to her property. Kuki Gallman is an Honorary Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Warden of...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 14:45
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Kenya Wildlife Service with support from various partners will next week conduct the Tsavo-Mkomazi elephant aerial survey.

The first three days of the census taking place between February12-24, 2017 will be dedicated to intensive training and induction of participants...

Release: Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:15
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AFRICAN NATIONS URGE EU, UK TO BAN ALL TRADE IN ELEPHANT IVORY

Follow China’s lead and shut down ivory trade, says African Elephant Coalition

The 29 member countries of the African Elephant Coalition (AEC) today...

Release: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 19:15
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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) today fitted one of the more than 30 lions in Nairobi National Park (NNP) with a satellite radio collar to monitor its movement and location.

The early morning exercise was witnessed by KWS Director General Mr. Kitili Mbathi and...

Release: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 13:15
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Kenya Wildlife Service is conducting investigations into the death of a black rhino in Lake Nakuru National Park on Sunday morning.

The five-year-old female rhino fell and died with a dart on the rear back. Rangers on patrol had come across the female rhino which was...

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 17:00
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Leading shoemaker, BATA Shoe Company (K) Ltd. has this morning entered into a partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to support the conservation of lions.

Through a conservation campaign dubbed #Footprintsforthewild, the KWS – Bata...

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 14:00

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