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Karural Forest Reserve

A one of a kind urban forest in the world, lying just 5 kilometres outside the Central Business District of Nairobi is 1041 Ha Karura Forest…

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Mapping Plant Life

Plants harness the sun’s energy for the food chain, provide shelter and nesting, mop up and store carbon. African Conservation Centre along with their American partners…

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Expertise in Africa

In a bid to improve education and rectify the problem of mismatched skills needed for development, Kenya has already changed its education system. Thomas Kwesi Quartey,…

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Dame Daphne Dies

Conservation matriarch Dame Daphne Sheldrick died on April 12, 2018, aged 83 of breast cancer. She was born Daphne Majorie Jenkins in 1934 and educated at…

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Social Media Snag

Facebook has hit a regulation snag. It has been accused of running ads on pages that sell ivory, rhino horn, and other products from endangered species.…

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The Lion story

The extinction of Lions in Europe coincides with the advent of larger scale farming, increasing populations and subsequent massive hunting and climate change. Thousands of years…

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Forest protection through REDD+

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) projects can mean planting trees to absorb carbon dioxide, producing sustainable and renewable long lived wood items from…

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