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Kenya's Government to Oversee Wildlife Authority Actions


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, poaching, Kenya )

Cher
- 155 days ago - cbc.ca
Government hopes to stop poaching of elephants and rhinos



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Christeen Anderson (489)
Thursday April 17, 2014, 5:52 am
I hope this works or at least improves the situation.
 

Kit B. (276)
Thursday April 17, 2014, 6:17 am

Heartbreaking to think those given the responsibility of protecting the elephants are the same ones taking money for their deaths.
 

Ted W. (95)
Thursday April 17, 2014, 8:00 am
Noted!\ read\ shared librally! Many thanks Cher! :)
 

Ruth S. (307)
Thursday April 17, 2014, 8:45 am
As long as people keep asking for animal products, animals will continue to die, its a very sad truth!
 

pam w. (191)
Thursday April 17, 2014, 10:03 am
Ruth's right but let's go deeper. As long as the poverty which drives poaching continues...animals will suffer. When you can feed your family for a year, one animal's life seems like nothing to you.

 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Thursday April 17, 2014, 10:13 am
I don't know if this a solution or not.
 

Julie E. (346)
Thursday April 17, 2014, 10:22 am
Something drastic needs to be done and immediately! Time is running out for these precious animals. Poachers need to be killed on the spot! Send a message out to other poachers.
 

Mandi T. (427)
Thursday April 17, 2014, 12:41 pm
Hmmmm, let's hope this works. These gentle giants need so much help.
 

Barbara D. (73)
Thursday April 17, 2014, 1:28 pm
Well. at least someone's doing something, which hopefully is better than nothing. The government might have more authority....
 

S J. (116)
Thursday April 17, 2014, 5:18 pm
noted, thanks
 

Sabine H. (177)
Thursday April 17, 2014, 10:09 pm
Thanks!
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Friday April 18, 2014, 12:35 pm
The Kenya Wildlife Service's intelligence unit will be restructured and 50 four-wheel drive vehicles added to the fleet to increase mobility of rangers protecting wildlife across the country, t 600 additional rangers will be recruited next week. I really hope that none of the new staff can be bought off.
Thanks Cher.
 
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