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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....
Kenya Wildlife Service honours conservation heroes
Published: 29 Dec, 2014
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. ...
Kenya lays road map to curb bio-piracy and benefit from genetic resources
Published: 24 Dec, 2014
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). ...
KWS holds the fourth annual edition of Kisumu Impala boat race
Published: 11 Dec, 2014
The fourth edition of the annual Kisumu Impala Boat Race was held on December 5, 2014 at Kisumu Impala Sanctuary in Kisumu County....
Kenya Airways, Born Free back war against rhino poaching
Published: 05 Dec, 2014
National carrier, Kenya Airways and international wildlife charity Born Free Foundation have boosted the fight against rhino poaching...
Ray of activities up this festive season for holiday makers
Published: 28 Nov, 2014
Kenya Wildlife Service has lined up a range of activities this festive season for discerning holiday makers and lovers of nature. ...
Safari companies rally to fight Ebola fear mongering
Published: 14 Nov, 2014
In the wake of the Ebola epidemic causing wildlife tourism bookings to drop precipitously in countries as far away from the outbreak as Kenya, ...
Born Free donates anti-poaching equipment to Meru National Park
Published: 14 Nov, 2014
A new era is dawning for Meru National Park thanks to Lion Rover Project’s targeted approach, jointly implemented by Born Free and KWS, supported by Land Rover. ...
UPDATE ON CHAIRPERSONS OF COUNTY WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND COMPENSATION COMMITTEES
Published: 13 Nov, 2014
The Wildlife Conservation and Management 2013 Act came into force on January 10, 2014. Section 18 of the Act provides for a County Wildlife Conservation and Compensation Committees (CWCCC for each of the 47 counties. The law also provides for chairman of each of the committees....
KWS hosts 6th annual Grevy’s Zebra conference
Published: 12 Nov, 2014
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) recently held the 6th annual Grevy’s Zebra conference in Nairobi to review measures taken over the last 10 years to stem the decreasing population of the endangered species, whose population has dwindled from 15,000 in the 1970’s to the current 2,800 animals....