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Kenya to destroy all Ivory stockpiles by end of 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....
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WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT ACT 2013 CALL FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION TO DEVELOP REGULATION AND GUIDELINES The Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, 2013 (the ‘Act’) came into force on 10 January, 2014. Section 116 of the Act empowers the Cabinet Secretary in charge of wildlife to formulate rules and regulations to implement various provisions of the Act....
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Press Statement 5th Feb 2015
Published: 09 Feb, 2015
Press Statement 5th 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...
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National Elephant Conference
Published: 06 Feb, 2015
National Elephant Conference 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. ...
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KWS takes lead in Nagoya protocol implementation. 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. ...
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Three Ivory smugglers arrested in Nairobi Three smugglers were early Tuesday (December 30th 2014) nabbed by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Security personnel ferrying four pieces of ivory weighing fourteen kilogrammes....
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Kenya Wildlife Service honours conservation heroes In a speech read on her behalf by Conservation Secretary, Mr. Gideon Gathara at KWS headquarters in Nairobi, Prof. Wakhungu congratulate KWS rangers for the good work they are doing albeit difficult circumstances. ...
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Kenya lays road map to curb bio-piracy and benefit from genetic resources Kenya, through Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and partners is among ten countries that have benefited from the Global Environmental Facility –Nagoya Project implementation fund (GEF-NPIF). ...
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KWS holds the fourth annual edition of Kisumu Impala boat race The fourth edition of the annual Kisumu Impala Boat Race was held on December 5, 2014 at Kisumu Impala Sanctuary in Kisumu County....
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Kenya Airways, Born Free back war against rhino poaching National carrier, Kenya Airways and international wildlife charity Born Free Foundation have boosted the fight against rhino poaching...
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