Browsing: Conservation

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Hands off our Elephants!

Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has agreed to champion this new campaign and made a moving speech at its launch. Jim Nyamu of the Elephant Neighbours…

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Cameras to trap Poachers

A network of next generation cameras will be installed in Kenya to help stop hundreds of rhinos and elephants being slaughtered by poachers every year. Conservationists…

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Chinese celebrity sheds tears

Save the Elephants hosted the film actress Li Bingbing, one of China’s most popular celebrities, UNEP goodwill ambassador and a rising Hollywood star recently named ‘Asian…

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Conservation Update

The Mount Kenya UNESCO World Heritage Site has been expanded to include Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and the Ngare Ndare Forest. Meanwhile part of another World Heritage…

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Greenline Initiative handed over to KWS

Safaricom’s Mpesa Foundation have handed over the historic Nairobi Greenline Initiative to the Kenya Wildlife Service. A public private partnership that brought together industries, conservationists, corporate…

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Lights to deter lions

‘Lion Lights’ are flashing lights set up around a perimeter facing outwards; which are used to scare away lions. The lion lights were devised by young…

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Obama Adds his say on Poaching

US President Obama has joined the battle against wildlife trafficking. He called the poaching of protected species an “international crisis”, which the White House recognised as “a…

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Rhino Poaching Crisis

While Kenya has continued to lose rhinos in some of the best protected areas, the situation is in crisis across the continent. 2012 saw the poaching…