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KWS: Human-wildlife payouts on the rise

KNA and David Macharia      The rise in human-wildlife conflict incidents has led to high payout costs.  Latest data […]

Balala names connectivity taskforce on Nairobi park

The government has formed a taskforce to address challenges facing Nairobi National Park.  The  taskforce  on Wildlife Corridor Connectivity between […]

Are implants on lionesses best way to protect rhinos?

This unorthodox method to avoid predation on the endangered species has elicited mixed reactions, with experts chipping in on how […]

Activist Okiya Omtatah wants KWS boss cited for contempt

Bernice Mbugua @BerniceMuhindi Activist Okiya Omtatah now wants Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Director-General Brigadier (Rtd) John Waweru cited for contempt, for […]

Human, wildlife conflicts leave 787 dead in 3 years

Noah Cheploen @cheploennoah   Some 787 people were killed by wild animals between March 2014 and 2017, a report presented to […]

Insatiable appetites driving sea turtles to extinction

Marine conservation groups have raised concern over illegal harvesting of sea turtles in the Kenyan coast and are worried the […]

Kenyans will soon adopt, name wildlife for a charge

Kenyans can now adopt and name new-born rhinos and elephants  at a cost of Sh100,000.  Speaking on Monday at Kenya […]

Poachers take advantage of Corona to encroach on parks

Fears by tour guides that Kenya’s valuable wildlife in parks and conservancies are under threat from poachers during the Coronavirus […]

Nakuru bans night fishing in Lake Naivasha, ferrying fish in matatus

Nakuru county government has banned night fishing in Lake Naivasha following reports that tens of fishermen were spending the night […]

Conservancy communities face cash crunch

Communities in conservancies have been adversely affected by closures of hotels in game reserves and national parks. The lodges usually […]