PARKS AND RESERVES
Parks and reserves managed by KWS
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The illegal Wildlife Trade
Published: 27 Mar, 2015
Prof Judi Wakhungu, the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Water and Natural Resources led the Kenyan delegation to the recently concluded Kasane Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade concluded in Botswana with the adoption of a statement which galvanises the high-level political commitment ...
Kenya to destroy all Ivory stockpiles by end of 2015
Published: 04 Mar, 2015
The government of Kenya will destroy all stockpiles of ivory in its custody. President Uhuru Kenya, while speaking during celebrations to mark this year’s World Wildlife Day (March 3, 2015), said this will be done before the end of this year....
Wildlife conservation and management Act 2013 call for public participation todevelop regulation and guidelines.
Published: 12 Feb, 2015
Press Statement 5th Feb 2015
Published: 09 Feb, 2015
Thank you for honouring our invitation for this press conference. Happy New Year to you all, though a bit late, and welcome to Kenya Wildlife Service...
National Elephant Conference
Published: 06 Feb, 2015
Land use pressure, habitat loss, human elephant conflict (HEC), and illegal killing for both meat and ivory continue to pose threats to the long-term survival of elephant populations across Africa. Recent research also points to climate change and the increasing frequency of droughts as a major threat to elephant populations. ...
KWS takes lead in Nagoya protocol implementation.
Published: 30 Jan, 2015
Kenya’s Environment, Water and Natural Resource Cabinet Secretary, Prof Judy Wakhungu says States are obliged under Nagoya Protocol to develop appropriate domestic measures for legal, policy and administrative framework with clarity and certainty to effectively implement the protocol. ...
Three Ivory smugglers arrested in Nairobi
Published: 31 Dec, 2014
Three smugglers were early Tuesday (December 30th 2014) nabbed by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Security personnel ferrying four pieces of ivory weighing fourteen kilogrammes....