By Jeckonia Otieno, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, The Standard. Published 20 December 2018. As the afternoon wears on, Nantoiya Parkusat rests after a hard morning’s work in the small farm. Her home is set on a hill overlooking the Ngare Ndare Forest on one end and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy on the other.
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 27 November 2018. The Kenya Wildlife Service has lifted the suspension of darting of wildlife for purposes of disease surveillance, clinical monitoring and diagnosis of sick wildlife. The KWS had suspended darting of wildlife following botched translocation that led to the death of 11 […]
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 6 November 2018. The annual migration of birds from Europe to Africa at the onset of winter is expected to kick off mid this month through December. Bird enthusiasts, experts, and local and international tourists are expected to pitch camp at the Kerio Valley […]
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”.
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 30 October 2018. Giraffes are dying at an alarming rate because of a skin disease that has ravaged several African countries including Kenya, a new report shows. But according to the research published in ScienceDirect, a website which provides subscription-based access to a database […]
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.