By Janet Murikira, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Baraka FM. Published 8 December 2018. Dik-dik antelope numbers at the 28,000 acre Taita hills sanctuary have decreased steadily over the past years leaving conservationists worried that they could be pushed to extinction. The Dik-dik is any antelope that weighs 3-6 kilograms that are classified in the […]
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 23 July 2018. A deadly disease is threatening to wipe out frogs and toads, a new report has shown. The report, published on nature.com, shows Chytridiomycosis, a fatal fungal disease, as responsible for the continuous decline in the population of the amphibians worldwide.