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Earth Times   02 Jul, 2010
WESTPORT, CT -- 06/30/10 -- Westport Attorney G. Kenneth Bernhard, principal in the Westport Office of Cohen and Wolf, P.C., recently returned from a trip to Africa where he helped the Kenyan Wildlife Service (KWS) in a sting operation against illegal ivory dealers. ...
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currenttv   30 Jun, 2010
NAIROBI, KENYA—-Flamingos are showing up on Lake Naisvasha, a freshwater vacation destination 100 kilometers northwest of Nairobi, and they worry David Kilo. Why? Because flamingos favor saltwater. When flamingos flock to freshwater lakes it’s an unmistakable signal that the natural balances of a healthy ecosystem have sustained a heavy blow....
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The Standard   30 Jun, 2010
Kenya might lose elephants in the Masai Mara Game Reserve to Tanzania due to destruction and encroachment on wildlife areas in Narok....
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KBC   30 Jun, 2010
The interim coordinating secretariat has dismissed claims that there would be evictions from Mau Complex in the coming weeks. The secretariat however said it would remain on course in rehabilitating the forest as the forest's boundary demarcation goes on. ...
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Daily Nation   30 Jun, 2010
A team coordinating the rehabilitation of the controversial Mau Forest has allayed fears of any evictions in the coming weeks. It, however, said it was on course in the conservation exercise as the forest boundary demarcation is ongoing. ...
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Daily Nation   30 Jun, 2010
A special registration process has been launched for members of the Ogiek community. The exercise, managed by community elders, has the specific aim of securing Ogiek interests ahead of the next phase of the Mau Forest restoration exercise....
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All Voices   22 Jun, 2010
The competition between human beings and the King of the Jungle has put the latter’s life in great danger, putting the King in precarious fight for survival. King Lion jungle is among the big five, which include Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards and Rhinos, a major tourist attraction and revenue stream for many tropical countries. Such worrying is the situation such that it estimated that there are only 25,000 living lions in the African jungle and Kenya Wildlife Service estimates that 100 lions die annually. ...
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Coastweek   21 Jun, 2010
Coastweek -- Thought this would be an interesting story for Coastweek readers, its a small change from my wildlife photos to safari adventure....
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Coastweek   21 Jun, 2010
GARISSA (Xinhua) -- The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said on Friday it had offered to be one of the main sponsors for a planned conference on the investment, tourism and trade for Garissa town in northern Kenya....
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eTurbo News   18 Jun, 2010
(eTN) The Mugumo tree, used by the Kenyan Mau Mau movement as a mailbox to safely exchange messages during their days of liberation struggle, was declared a national monument in Kenya last week....
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The Washington Post   18 Jun, 2010
It is said that elephants are afraid of mice, but scientists have discovered what elephants are really afraid of: bees. ...
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Daily Nation   18 Jun, 2010
The world celebrates the World Environment Day on Saturday. This year’s theme, Many Species, One Planet, One Future rings true for Kenya, where more than 10 animal species are on the brink of extinction. The Kenya Wildlife Service is worried by the dwindling numbers of the country’s wildlife....
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Daily Nation   18 Jun, 2010
The US will assist Kenya in restoring the Mau ecosystem. Vice-President Joe Biden told conservationists at a meeting in the Nairobi National Park the US would help in conservation efforts, according to Hassan Noor, the chairman of the interim coordinating secretariat....
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Business Daily   18 Jun, 2010
Tourism and smooth roads are inseparable. That the government is allocating major resources towards building roads across the country means travel is set to be a major beneficiary....
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News Blaze   18 Jun, 2010
On its second annual International Day of Action for Elephants in Zoos, In Defense of Animals (IDA) is challenging zoos to embrace the latest science that clearly identifies what elephants need to thrive, rather than continue to confine them in inadequate and unnatural zoo displays that shorten their lives by decades....
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KBC   10 Jun, 2010
In efforts towards marking the World Environment Day the Nairobi Greenline initiative planted over 50,000 trees in a bid to save the Nairobi National Park from further encroachment and environmental degradation caused by urbanization. ...
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The Standard   09 Jun, 2010
As the world prepares to mark Global Environment Day in Rwanda today, the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) are calling on local organisations to consider tree planting as a major part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)....
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Butterfly Freedom News   09 Jun, 2010
The Africa Policy Institute has called on the government to urgently set up an independent agency to manage Kenya's water towers....
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The Standard   09 Jun, 2010
Form afar it looked like a swaying, green fence stretching across the grassland plains to the horizon south of Nairobi National Park....
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ShanghaiDaily.com   09 Jun, 2010
EXPO visitors will come face to face with a ferocious lion at the Africa Joint Pavilion from today. But they'll not be in any danger - the lion is just a stuffed specimen. ...
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