Kajiado's takeover of Amboseli National Park setback to conservation, experts say
Conservationists say downgrading the park could dismantle the strong legal protection that is essential for its survival as a Key Biodiversity Area.
By 24 days ago
Kajiado's takeover of Amboseli National Park setback to conservation, experts say
International conferences led to growth in tourism sector in 2023
The number of international conferences increased by 9 per cent while that of local conferences grew by 11 per cent.
By 24 days ago
International conferences led to growth in tourism sector in 2023
Agriculture sector bounces back after two years of contraction
Kenya’s agriculture sector recorded a 7 per cent recovery in 2023 after two consecutive years of contraction.
By 23 days ago
Agriculture sector bounces back after two years of contraction
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Why Nakuru dwellers won't just move from a looming tragedy
Vacation notices have been given to the affected families who live along what geologists say are fault lines.
By 29 days ago
Why Nakuru dwellers won't just move from a looming tragedy
Migratory species at risk as population declines
A United Nations report shows most migrating animals face a sharp population decline.
By 1 month ago
Migratory species at risk as population declines
Inability to sweat puts rhinos at risk as global warming worsens
The inability of rhinos to sweat makes them vulnerable to increasing temperatures, and their populations may not survive under predicted climate change scenarios, a new study has revealed.
By 1 month ago
Inability to sweat puts rhinos at risk as global warming worsens
Conservationists call for action to combat coral bleaching in Indian Ocean
Coral reef bleaching events have been observed in regions including the Great Barrier Reef and the Western Indian Ocean.
By 1 month ago
Conservationists call for action to combat coral bleaching in Indian Ocean
Moi daughter laid to rest, family eulogises her as generous and charming
Amazing mother, stylish aunt, soft-spoken neighbour and talented lady are some of the attributes given to former president’s daughter.
By 2 months ago
Moi daughter laid to rest, family eulogises her as generous and charming
Scientists to create sperm bank for wild dogs
This is the first time that scientists are freezing sperm from different male African wild dogs in East and Southern Africa and using it to artificially inseminate female African wild dogs.
By 2 months ago
Scientists to create sperm bank for wild dogs
Flamingos at risk as lakes water levels rise
Soda lakes in East Africa hold more than three-quarters of the world’s lesser flamingos.
By 2 months ago
Flamingos at risk as lakes water levels rise
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Fighting hate speech: Regulators want moderation on social media
Stakeholders decry weak social media regulation enforcement which they say has seen a proliferation of hate speech.
By 2 months ago
Fighting hate speech: Regulators want moderation on social media
Kenya loses bid to host climate change centre
The agencies had proposed Nairobi, a relatively cheap location that also hosts other UN environmental bodies. It was not clear why Geneva, which was ranked low in the analysis, was preferred.
By 2 months ago
Kenya loses bid to host climate change centre
Conservationists appeal to Environmental Tribunal on Aberdare road
Conservationists say the road will interfere with wildlife movement and collisions with vehicles would cause tragic deaths and injuries
By 2 months ago
Conservationists appeal to Environmental Tribunal on Aberdare road
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Lake Nakuru's changing chemistry breeds fish, health hazard
Lake Nakuru is not gazetted under fisheries laws but fishing activities started in 2020 following the swelling of Rift Valley lakes
By 3 months ago
Lake Nakuru's changing chemistry breeds fish, health hazard
World's first successful embryo transfer in rhinos shines hope for the northern white rhinos
An analysis of the foetus's DNA revealed that the pregnancy resulted from the embryo transfer which was carried out in September 24, in Kenya.
By 4 months ago
World's first successful embryo transfer in rhinos shines hope for the northern white rhinos
Conservationists oppose planned new cement plant
The Sh12.7 billion proposed cement plant at Chasimba in Kilifi South sub-county has been met with sharp criticism with conservationists terming the project as environmentally disastrous.
By 4 months ago
Conservationists oppose planned new cement plant
Nema approves construction of 98km Mau Mau Road
NEMA has approved the construction of the controversial Ihite-Ndunyu Njeru road otherwise known as the Mau-Mau Road despite opposition from conservationists.
By 4 months ago
Nema approves construction of 98km Mau Mau Road
Ruto picks team to address pollution, fishing in Lake Nakuru
President William Ruto has appointed a multi-agency team to address issues causing conflicts in and around Lake Nakuru National Park.
By 4 months ago
Ruto picks team to address pollution, fishing in Lake Nakuru
Inside European Union's new deforestation-free products law
The new regulations are expected to reduce carbon emissions caused by EU consumption and production of the relevant commodities by at least 32 million metric tonnes a year.
By 5 months ago
Inside European Union's new deforestation-free products law
Secret behind top grades at Moi High School Kabarak
Principal says each teacher is assigned students to nurture and monitor to ensure their needs are attended to on time, exposed to different professions and mentors every year in June.
By 5 months ago
Secret behind top grades at Moi High School  Kabarak
KFS to complete fencing of forests in 15 counties
Agency publishes tender for second phase of the green zones development project. Menengaia and Chepalungu among forests to be covered in project set to end this year.
By 5 months ago
KFS to complete fencing of forests in 15 counties
Negotiators' group launches climate expert database
The launch by the African Group of Negotiators Experts Support (AGNES) is part of the continental efforts to avail climate change knowledge and its impacts across the continent.
By 5 months ago
Negotiators' group launches climate expert database
EU adopts new law for deforestation-free products
The new EU Deforestation Regulation has listed seven commodities that should be ‘deforestation-free’ for them to be sold to the EU markets.
By 5 months ago
EU adopts new law for deforestation-free products
UN report: Countries off track on goals
UNFCCC revealed that the world remains massively off track to limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius and avoiding climate catastrophe.
By 5 months ago
UN report: Countries off track on goals
Schools, locals turn villages green, clean up River Njoro
In the initiative, the schools partner with the community to undertake activities that include tending tree nurseries, planting trees and regular clean-up of River Njoro.
By 5 months ago
Schools, locals turn villages green, clean up River Njoro
Early Christmas for Moi family as leaders warn on same sex unions
Legislators say they are fighting idea of same sex marriages and ask religious leaders to join the war to save African cultures.
By 5 months ago
Early Christmas for Moi family as leaders warn on same sex unions
Innovation and research hailed during Kabarak graduation fete
Innovations, including digitisation of antenatal care booklets, electronic voting systems, making ugali from grass as well as solving power outage challenges in airports, made the highlights.
By 6 months ago
Innovation and research hailed during Kabarak graduation fete
Why climate negotiators want new agendas in global stocktake
The stocktake will lay the foundation for countries to update and enhance their national climate action plans. It takes place every five years.
By 7 months ago
Why climate negotiators want new agendas in global stocktake
Kajiado's takeover of Amboseli National Park setback to conservation, experts say
Conservationists say downgrading the park could dismantle the strong legal protection that is essential for its survival as a Key Biodiversity Area.
By 24 days ago
Kajiado's takeover of Amboseli National Park setback to conservation, experts say
International conferences led to growth in tourism sector in 2023
The number of international conferences increased by 9 per cent while that of local conferences grew by 11 per cent.
By 24 days ago
International conferences led to growth in tourism sector in 2023
Agriculture sector bounces back after two years of contraction
Kenya’s agriculture sector recorded a 7 per cent recovery in 2023 after two consecutive years of contraction.
By 23 days ago
Agriculture sector bounces back after two years of contraction
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Why Nakuru dwellers won't just move from a looming tragedy
Vacation notices have been given to the affected families who live along what geologists say are fault lines.
By 29 days ago
Why Nakuru dwellers won't just move from a looming tragedy
Migratory species at risk as population declines
A United Nations report shows most migrating animals face a sharp population decline.
By 1 month ago
Migratory species at risk as population declines
Inability to sweat puts rhinos at risk as global warming worsens
The inability of rhinos to sweat makes them vulnerable to increasing temperatures, and their populations may not survive under predicted climate change scenarios, a new study has revealed.
By 1 month ago
Inability to sweat puts rhinos at risk as global warming worsens
Conservationists call for action to combat coral bleaching in Indian Ocean
Coral reef bleaching events have been observed in regions including the Great Barrier Reef and the Western Indian Ocean.
By 1 month ago
Conservationists call for action to combat coral bleaching in Indian Ocean
Moi daughter laid to rest, family eulogises her as generous and charming
Amazing mother, stylish aunt, soft-spoken neighbour and talented lady are some of the attributes given to former president’s daughter.
By 2 months ago
Moi daughter laid to rest, family eulogises her as generous and charming
Scientists to create sperm bank for wild dogs
This is the first time that scientists are freezing sperm from different male African wild dogs in East and Southern Africa and using it to artificially inseminate female African wild dogs.
By 2 months ago
Scientists to create sperm bank for wild dogs
Flamingos at risk as lakes water levels rise
Soda lakes in East Africa hold more than three-quarters of the world’s lesser flamingos.
By 2 months ago
Flamingos at risk as lakes water levels rise
Premium
Fighting hate speech: Regulators want moderation on social media
Stakeholders decry weak social media regulation enforcement which they say has seen a proliferation of hate speech.
By 2 months ago
Fighting hate speech: Regulators want moderation on social media
Kenya loses bid to host climate change centre
The agencies had proposed Nairobi, a relatively cheap location that also hosts other UN environmental bodies. It was not clear why Geneva, which was ranked low in the analysis, was preferred.
By 2 months ago
Kenya loses bid to host climate change centre
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