Kenya News

Birds of the Masai Mara – book review

by Adam Scott Kennedy, is the first dedicated bird book to the Masai Mara region. This handy guidebook, covering over 200 species of birds, on purpose avoids any unnecessary ornithological…

Cute animal picture of the day: baby giraffe

A-month-old reticualted male giraffe born at Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Whipsnade Zoo's. Photo courtesy of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. Reticulated giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata), one of nine subspecies, are found…

Charting a new environmental course in China

An interview with the Nature Conservancy's China Program. TNC staff and volunteers repairing signage at Meili Snow Mountain National Park in northwest Yunnan. Community benefits and ecotourism are at the…

Animal picture of the day: a baby bongo

Baby bongo. Photo courtesy of ZSL Whipsande Zoo. A female bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus) was born at the Zoological Society of London's Whipsnade Zoo last month. "The calf and her mum…

Bycatch-reducing fish trap wins $20,000

New fish trap that allows unwanted fish to escape wins conservation award. Photo by: Tim McClanahan/WCS. An innovative fish trap that allows small non-target fish to escape has won a…

Featured video: conservation challenges in Kenya

Paula Kahumbu, National Geographic Emerging Explorer and Executive Director of WildlifeDirect, speaks on the problems facing conservation in Kenya, including poverty, human-wildlife conflict, and development. Kahumbu gave the speech at…