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Kenyans Demand Armed Guards for Country's Last Great 'Tuskers'
Offbeat  (tags: Kenya, president, orders, armed guards, tuskers, poachers )

Marie
- 36 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The first president ordered one elephant with great tusks to be protected - and Kenyans say the same is needed now for the country's remaining giants.
The Elephants' Graveyard: Protecting Kenya's Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, poachers, elephants, graveyard, wildlife, Kenya )

Ray
- 49 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A rise in the demand for ivory has led to poachers illegally killing thousands of elephants every year - and despite the use of GPS tracking systems, rangers are finding it increasingly difficult to protect the animals.
Heartbroken Baby Elephant Refuses to Leave Dead Mother's Side Through the Night (as His Rescuers Fight to Keep Predators at Bay)
Offbeat  (tags: Heartbroken, baby elephant, Kenya )

Ray
- 68 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Oblivious to the cold - and predators - as night falls, an orphaned elephant calf holds a vigil by the body of his dead mother. The five-month-old lovingly laid his trunk on her as the emotional drama was played out in Samburu, northern Kenya. (Video)
Hunt Launched for Elephant Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: Kenya, hunt, baby elephants, poachers, tusks )

Marie
- 86 days ago - belfasttelegraph.co.uk
Kenya Wildlife Services rangers are pursuing the poachers who killed six elephants, including four young ones without any tusks.
Kenya to Deploy Drones in All National Parks in Bid to Tackle Poaching
Offbeat  (tags: Kenya, deploys, drones, poaching, national parks )

Marie
- 88 days ago - theguardian.com
Move follows a successful pilot project in major protected wildlife area that saw drones reduce poaching by up to 96%
Kenya's Government to Oversee Wildlife Authority Actions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, poaching, Kenya )

Cher Away
- 96 days ago - cbc.ca
Government hopes to stop poaching of elephants and rhinos
The Hunters Become the Hunted in Kenya
Offbeat  (tags: Hunters hunted, Kenya, tracked, poachers )

Marie
- 99 days ago - metro.co.uk
Hunters have become the hunted at this wildlife reserve in Kenya as conservationists take to the skies to track down elephant poachers.
Kenya's Drought Insurance Scheme Shelters Herders From Financial Storm
Offbeat  (tags: Kenya, herders, insurance, livestock, drought )

Marie
- 108 days ago - theguardian.com
New index-based livestock insurance protects vegetation rather than animals. But can it generate trust within the community?
Elephant Mother: Daphne Sheldrick, 79, Is Still Caring for Orphans of the Poaching Epidemic
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, orphans, poaching, Diane Sheldrick, mother, Kenya, offbeat )

Marie
- 214 days ago - standard.co.uk
When Daphne Sheldrick talks about her babies, she sounds just like any other mother. She worries about getting them through their teething problems and providing the perfect milk formula. She wants them to feel like part of the family.
Baby Elephant Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: Baby, elephant, rescue, Kenya, swamp, offbeat )

Marie
- 311 days ago - blog.africageographic.com
The five day old elephant was stuck in a big muddy pond where there used to be a swamp. The mother and family were close by, as the elephant calf was reunited with her family.
Slum Farmers Rise Above the Sewers
Offbeat  (tags: green, family, food, Kenya, Kibera, farming, woman, sack farming )

Naoko
- 346 days ago - ipsnews.net
Alice Atieno attends to her vegetables, right on the doorsteps of her shanty in Kibera slum. Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS
KENIA HELICOPTER PHOTO SAFAR !
Offbeat  (tags: helicopter photos, Kenya, safar, beautiful, world, nature )

Giana
- 387 days ago - player.vimeo.com
Beautiful.
Giraffes Join Guests for Breakfast and Dinner at Iconic Giraffe Manor
Offbeat  (tags: giraffe manor, Kenya, humans, behavior, cute )

Giana
- 498 days ago - grindtv.com
One of the more peculiar hotels in the world features giraffes joining you for breakfast or dinner by poking their heads through open windows.
The Superheroes of 'African Cats' and 'Born to Be Wild'
Offbeat  (tags: african cats, orphaned elephants, surival, documentaries, awareness, kenya )

Simone
- 1187 days ago - latimes.com
Disneynature's new documentary "African Cats" centers on two animal families struggling to survive in the savanna in Kenya: an injured lioness raising a cub and a cheetah who's just given birth to five cubs. The threats they face -- including shrinking
Angry Kenyans Protest Against High Food and Fuel Prices
Offbeat  (tags: kenya, food prices, hunger, government )

Judith
- 1188 days ago - africast.tv
Short video, please watch
 

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