CAROLINE CHEBET, a reporter for Kenya’s daily newspaper The Standard, was one of our first Giants Club African Conservation Journalism Fellows. Here she reflects on her first year taking part. I joined the Giants Club Fellowship programme in December 2017, several months after I started working for the Standard Group. I remember being so […]
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, The Standard. Published 1 January 2019. In March 2018, a dark cloud hung over the conservation world following the death of the only remaining male northern white rhino at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Nanyuki.
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, The Standard. Published 4 January 2019. Conservationists have adopted artificial fertilisation in efforts to breed northern white rhinos. Scientists are expected to pick ova from the world’s remaining two female northern white rhinos in Nanyuki.
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 1 November 2018. Conservationists have criticised the Chinese government for lifting a 25-year-ban on rhino horn and tiger bone. China lifted the ban on Monday under new regulations that allow hospitals to obtain the parts from commercially bred tigers and rhinos for “medical research”.