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News Archives - 2008

News- 2008

Wildlife scientists discuss large carnivores’ future Over 50 wildlife research scientists last week converged at the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) headquarters where they presented various reports on large carnivores in the country. ...
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Conservation planning for giraffes kicks off To many people, giraffes may not seem to be in need of focused conservation attention. However, giraffes are facing increasing pressures that have adversely affected their numbers and distribution in Kenya and elsewhere across the continent. ...
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Roadmap laid for conservation of sable antelopes Sable antelopes have been eliminated from large areas of their former range due to a combination of factors. These include disease, drought-caused food shortages, and habitat loss and degradation compounded by inter-species competition. ...
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Conservation planning for the Mountain Bongo Bongo ranges extends from rainforests of Central Africa from Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Central African Republic Congo and Zaire, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. Two sub-species are known; the Western or Lowland Bongo and the Eastern or Mountain Bongo....
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Lions fitted with devices to track their movements in Amboseli Kenya Wildlife Service scientists started fitting lions in Amboseli National Park with collars to tracking their movements. The exercise is planned to run until Wednesday (July 7, 2010). ...
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KWS to sponsor investment conference for Garissa The Kenya Wildlife Service has offered to be one of the main sponsors for a planned conference on the investment, tourism and trade for Garissa Town. ...
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More organisations join the Nairobi National Park Greenline More than 120 people from four organisations will tomorrow join the Nairobi Greenline Project by planting trees at the Nairobi National Park East Gate, off Mombasa Road from 9am to 10am. ...
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Update on rehabilitation of the Mau Forest Complex Over the last few months, the Interim Coordinating Secretariat on the rehabilitation of the Mau Forests Complex has focused its activities on the following: 1. Profiling of settlers in Maasai Mau forest towards providing a just and fair solution to the settlers residing in that forest; 2. Supporting minority groups in the Mau, in particular the Ogiek, to ensure that they can also engage with the Government and its partner towards the rehabilitation of the Mau and the development of their livelihoods; ...
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Greatest wheelbarrow race in the wild
Published: 17 Jun, 2010
Greatest wheelbarrow race in the wild A total of Sh7 million was raised during this year’s Hell’s Gate on a Wheelbarrow event in Naivasha surpassing last year’s event which raised Sh.2.8million. The fun filled and exciting sports-cum- fundraising event which began last year, provides an avenue for engagement between Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) other stakeholders and the surrounding communities....
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World Cup Live on big screen in Hell’s Gate National Park The Kenya Wildlife Service and the Hell’s Gate National Park Stakeholders Management Committee will from today evening (Friday, June 11, 2010 from 4pm) show the opening match of the FIFA World Cup 2010 between Mexico and South Africa on the pay television channel DSTV big screen in the wild. ...
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