NANYUKI, July 9, 2018 (Space for Giants) – The conviction rate for people taken to court for wildlife crimes in North Central Kenya is nearing 70% after judicial and prosecution authorities improved trial processes, new research from Space for Giants has found. National conviction rates for all wildlife crime had almost quadrupled from 24% to […]
NAIROBI, 19 JUNE 2018 (Space for Giants) – An expert team of Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) prosecutors expect to increase wildlife crime convictions by digitising their work with new laptop computers Space for Giants delivered today. The KWS Prosecution Unit acts as a bridge between investigators and Kenya’s Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions […]
NAIROBI, Kenya, 7 November 2017 (Space for Giants, Stop Ivory, The ICCF Group) – A series of guides published today advise African authorities how they can further strengthen efforts to prosecute crimes that damage natural environments and dent national economies.
KAMPALA, 11 October 2017 – Leading global tourism firms are preparing detailed discussions about new deals to drive private sector profit to protect Uganda’s wildernesses following a hugely successful conservation finance forum.
NAIROBI, 25 AUGUST 2017 – The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) plans to increase the number of specialist wildlife crime prosecutors in a new unit that will be joined by a leading authority in international criminal networks and the illegal wildlife trade.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NAIROBI, 21 August, 2017 – A world-first competition launching today turns everyone with a smartphone into a wildlife photographer wherever they are, bringing ferocious fun to funding conservation and giving players a chance to win a safari to Africa.
GABORONE, 18 AUGUST 2017 – Poachers face significantly strengthened legal action with the adoption of an innovative new ‘Rapid Reference Guide’ designed to support Botswana’s judiciary as it fights wildlife crime.
Responsible international businesses given a unique opportunity to bring economic and ecological benefits to Uganda’s protected areas
Threats to Africa’s elephants grow despite momentum against poaching, Space for Giants says as Botswana announces it will host Giants Club Summit 2018 GABORONE, 22 May 2017 – Welcome developments in the battle against ivory poaching risk distracting attention from massing threats to Africa’s elephants, Space for Giants warned today as it announced a major […]
Threats to Africa’s elephants grow despite momentum against poaching, Space for Giants says as Botswana announces it will host Giants Club Summit 2018