PARKS AND RESERVES
Parks and reserves managed by KWS
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Gang of eight now expanded to gang of nineteen
Published: 18 Jul, 2014
The so-called ‘Gang of 8′ which were singled out by CITES as not doing enough to tackle the illegal ivory trade has seen its number swell by another 11 countries. The latest meeting of CITES has ordered 11 more countries to develop national action plans on how they plan to protect elephants and end the illegal ivory trade crossing into their borders. ...
Nepal, China, Kenya and the Lusaka Agreement Task Force recognized for exemplary enforcement efforts
Published: 10 Jul, 2014
China, Kenya and the Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF) were awarded Certificates of Commendation for collaborative efforts to take down an international criminal syndicate smuggling ivory from Kenya to China....
UN Secretary General adopts a Lion at NAO
Published: 30 Jun, 2014
The UN Secretary General, His Excellency Ban Ki-Moon on June 28, 2014 adopted a lion cub in Nairobi Animal orphanage as a sign of support for conservation and efforts against the trafficking of animals around the world. ...
First ever Sister Parks relationship between Kenya and US established
Published: 30 Jun, 2014
The National Park Service and Kenya’s Wildlife Service and National Museums of Kenya signed a sister park agreement between Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument and Sibiloi National Park and the National Museums of Kenya on June 30, 2013 to promote international cooperation and collaboration. This is the first time the National Park Service (NPS) has established a sister park agreement with an African nation....
Graphic Novel on Grim Reality of Ivory Trade launched
Published: 26 Jun, 2014
A graphic novel addressing the global ivory trade and slaughter of African elephants titled A Dangerous Life was launched today at a ceremony hosted...
George Adamson’s 25th Anniversary Memorial at Kora National Park
Published: 19 Jun, 2014
Kora National Park, popularly referred to as ‘the last wilderness’, will be hosting guests from diverse backgrounds to mark iconic conservationist George Adamson’s 25th Anniversary Memorial....
KWS scoops award at the annual Embu ASK show
Published: 17 Jun, 2014
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has won second prize in the ‘Best Non-Agricultural Based Board stand’ category for its services...