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The Rufford Small Grants Foundation   13 Aug, 2010
The Rothschild's giraffe is the latest charismatic African mammal to be declared "Endangered" by IUCN (the International Union for the Conservation of Nature), adding to the growing number of species under threat of extinction....
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Business Daily   13 Aug, 2010
As the sun rises in Kenya’s coastal region and the tide emanating from the blue waters of the Indian Ocean subsides, tourists gear up for an adventure—it is time for snorkelling and scuba-diving inside the sea water, to observe diverse marine life. Marine activities have gained acceptance in Mombasa as more tourists turn to the adventurous snorkelling and scuba-diving activities as opposed to sun-bathing at beaches....
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Daily Nation   11 Aug, 2010
In the Special Composition on Conservation of the Environment category, sponsored by the Kenya Wildlife Service, the competing schools talked extensively about the rich cultural and environmental heritage in Kenya. The presenters offered ideas on how to maintain the environment. They called for planting of trees in the water towers and saving of national reserves to help bring economic growth. ...
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BBC News   06 Aug, 2010
The rapid growth in the global demand for bushmeat is leaving many African species facing the possibility of being eaten out of existence, says Mark Jones. In this week's Green Room, he calls for western nations to do more to tackle the problem of illegal imports of bushmeat....
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African Foundation Conservation   06 Aug, 2010
THE KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE has nearly completed a successful branding of national parks. This entailed conferring an individual identity to each park based on their comparative geo-ecological strengths....
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The Standard Newspaper   06 Aug, 2010
Visitors who last toured Mt Elgon National Park three years ago would marvel at the many species of animals there today....
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YouTube   06 Aug, 2010
In this 2006 clip BCR looks at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya, Africa. Big Cat Rescue is proud to support numerous conservation efforts around the world. ...
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YuoTube   06 Aug, 2010
For the very first time KWS is introducing an endangered species, the white rhino to the Nairobi national park. One of the reasons Nairobi was considered is that it has not been hard hit by the current drought and is a favourable habitat for White Rhinos...
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The Standard Newspaper   06 Aug, 2010
In conservation circles, black rhinos are guarded like Heads of State, with round-the-clock security. And this week, the Kenya Wildlife Service conducted its annual census just to be sure their numbers are as accurate as estimated....
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YouTube   06 Aug, 2010
The Kenya Wildlife Service is carrying out an ear notching exercise of black rhinos at the Nairobi and Lake Nakuru National Parks. The exercise is significant in helping easy identification of the animals. NTV's Peninah Karibe got a feel of the action as the ear notching got underway at the Nairobi National Park....
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The Gazette   06 Aug, 2010
Wildlife officials in Kenya warned yesterday that an antelope species, whose entire global wild population of 103 exists only in the east African country, is facing imminent extinction. ...
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Telegraph   03 Aug, 2010
Barrie Wilkins and Jill Sneesby captured the unique shots of the colossal animals by digging a bunker in Etosha National Park, Namibia, and patiently waiting in silence for the perfect moments to capture them on film. The collection features a lone giraffe seemingly being chased by a huge herd of elephants and other images that give a stunning insight into the lives of the biggest land animals on the planet. ...
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All Africa.com    03 Aug, 2010
TOURISM, Environment and Natural Resources Minister Catherine Namugala has said Zambia will resubmit its proposal to the parties to the Convention in International Trade and Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to enable Zambia trade in ivory. In a ministerial statement in Parliament yesterday, Ms Namugala said Zambia would submit its proposal to the next conference of parties scheduled to take place in Bangkok, Thailand in 2013....
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Daily Nation   03 Aug, 2010
Homeowners around the Nairobi National Park will have to contend with hungry lions or an angry law that will require most to give way to the animals. Responding to a plea by a resident of Ongata Rongai, Mr C. Karanja, who on Wednesday told of how he had to open his gate in the company of three wild lions, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has absolved the animals of any blame....
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The Standard Newspaper   02 Aug, 2010
Though largely brought under control, poaching continues to haunt Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) in several parks....
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Wildlife Direct   02 Aug, 2010
Staff and volunteers had a great time participating in a beach clean up event along Mida Creek. ...
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online Travel   02 Aug, 2010
* In his latest movie, Inception, Leonardo DiCaprio plays a man who haunts people's bad dreams - in real life, the American actor is concerned with an all too real African nightmare that is unfolding in Kenya. ...
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ACF   30 Jul, 2010
Investigations have, however, cleared Kenya of being the source of elephant tusks and ivory products seized in parts of the world in recent months....
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NATGEO News Watch   26 Jul, 2010
This is the first in a regular series of blog posts about what's being done to help the world's last big cats survive in the wild. It focuses on the work of National Geographic grantee Anne Kent Taylor, the construction of predator-proof livestock enclosures in prime big cat habitats in Kenya's Masai Mara region....
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Bushdrum.com   23 Jul, 2010
Thai customs said Friday they had seized smuggled ivory worth more than one million dollars in a shipment sent from Kenya to Bangkok's main international airport. Officials acted on a tip-off to find 117 elephant tusks and nine other pieces of ivory, weighing 765 kilos (1,683 pounds) and valued at 38.3 million baht (1.2 million dollars), at Suvarnabhumi Airport on Wednesday....
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