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Giants Club Elephant Summit: Kenya Calls for End to Ivory Trade
Offbeat  (tags: illegal ivory trade, death for elephants, death for tourism, elephant summit, Kenya )

Ray
- 154 days ago - bbc.co.uk
President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya has urged an end to Africa's illegal ivory trade, saying it means death for elephants and death for tourism. He is hosting a summit of African leaders, business people and scientists in Nanyuki, central Kenya,
Why It Makes Sense to Burn Ivory Stockpiles
Offbeat  (tags: burning ivory, kenya, Nairobi national park, government, photos, society )

Lone
- 160 days ago - theguardian.com
On 30 April Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will set fire to 105 to tonnes of ivory in Nairobi National Park. This article explains why itâEUR(TM)s the right thing to do
The Wonderful Wildlife of Kenya's Maasai Mara, in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pictures, photos, wildlife, Kenya, Maasai Mara )

CherAWAY
- 273 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Photographer Charlotte Rhodes has selected some of her favourite shots of the stunning wildlife in Kenya's Maasai Mara this year.
Maasai Lions: Two Charged With Kenya Poisoning
Offbeat  (tags: lions, poisoned, Kenya, wildlife, Maasai, wildlife, animals, environment )

CherAWAY
- 297 days ago - bbc.com
Two Maasai herdsmen have been charged after allegedly poisoning a famous pride of lions in Narok, south-west Kenya, a wildlife official said.
Google Safari View: Walking With Elephants in Kenya
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, elephants, safari, kenya, reserves, africa, conservation )

Tracy
- 357 days ago - theguardian.com
Kenyas Samburu national park has been mapped by Google Street View raising awareness of the reserves efforts to protect the elephant population
On This Day 1978:Kenya's Founding Father Dies
Offbeat  (tags: On This Day, founding father, Kenya )

Ray
- 404 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Kenya's president, Jomo Kenyatta, has died at his home in Mombasa.An official announcement on Voice of Kenya radio said Mr Kenyatta died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday morning.
Kenya Opens Anti-Poaching Forensic Laboratory
Offbeat  (tags: anti-poaching, forensic laboratory, animals, KWS, Kenya )

Ray
- 509 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has opened a forensic laboratory to boost the fight against poaching.
On the Frontline With Kenya's Anti-Poaching Force
Offbeat  (tags: anti-poaching force, fronting, Kenya )

Ray
- 577 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya, who count Prince William as a former volunteer, protected all of its rhinos from poachers in 2014.
The Flamingos of Lake Nakuru
Offbeat  (tags: flamingoes, lake nakuru, kenya, animals, environment, photos, pictures, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 609 days ago - ba-bamail.com
This is Lake Nakuru, located in the middle of Kenya, is the location for one of the most extravagent (and pink) phenomenons in the world.
One of the World's Seven Remaining Rare Rhinos Dies
Offbeat  (tags: Northern white rhino, dies, rare, sad news, Kenya, endangered )

Scooby
- 713 days ago - itv.com
One of the world's seven remaining northern white rhinos has died in Kenya, bringing the famed African species one step closer to extinction, a wildlife conservancy said.
The Elephants' Graveyard: Protecting Kenya's Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, poachers, elephants, graveyard, wildlife, Kenya )

Ray
- 850 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
- 870 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)
Kenya's Government to Oversee Wildlife Authority Actions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, poaching, Kenya )

CherAWAY
- 897 days ago - cbc.ca
Government hopes to stop poaching of elephants and rhinos
Slum Farmers Rise Above the Sewers
Offbeat  (tags: green, family, food, Kenya, Kibera, farming, woman, sack farming )

Naoko
- 1148 days ago - ipsnews.net
Alice Atieno attends to her vegetables, right on the doorsteps of her shanty in Kibera slum. Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS
 

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