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Tree Grows in Arlington for Wangari

The roots of a Silverbell tree are slowly expanding into the soil of an Arlington, Va. garden, where it was planted in memory of Kenya's Dr. Wangari Maathai like so many other trees growing in K…

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Kenya Flower Farms Go Green

Kenya's flower industry has managed to weather Europe's economic collapse by introducing new measures to cut costs. And despite a recent drop in exports to Western Europe, new markets in Asia are open…

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Restoring Kenya’s Most Important Forest

The African Wildlife Foundation has collaborated with key partners in Kenya to plant 25,000 trees for restoration of the critically important Mau Forest. You might not be fully aware of the Mau Forest…

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New Elephant Shrew Believed to Be Discovered

A remote automatic camera captured images of an unidentified elephant shrew in a Kenyan forest. The camera was placed in an area within the forest after Grace Wambui a Zoological Society of London fel…

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59% Decrease in Population of Large African Animals

A recent study has stated that large mammals like buffalo and lions in African game parks have decreased by 59 percent from 1970 to 2005. The study was conducted by researchers from the United Nations…

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Giraffe Conservation in Kenya

Over the last decade African giraffe populations have decreased by about 30 percent due to habitat encroachment, habitat loss, habitat fragmentation, severe poaching, increasing human populations and …

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Woman Pilot Protects Wild Animals in Kenya

An american acrobatic pilot renowned for her skills at air shows is teaching advanced flying skills to Kenyan pilots to help them spot wildlife poachers. Patty Wagstaff has won three acrobatic flying …

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