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Sokoke pipit © Steve Garvie

Local conservation action reducing poverty in...

Tue, 17/10/2017
The Dakatcha Woodland Conservation Group is working to preserve the forest resources and improve the livelihoods of the local population.
Mr. Gideon Gathaara (Conservation Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources) makes a point during the high level panel © John Mwacharo

National forum discusses biodiversity...

Tue, 05/09/2017
Nature Kenya organizes national dialogue on biodiversity mainstreaming into sectors of the economy.
Maasai Mara team during the exchange © NatureKenya

Building communities of passionate...

Mon, 21/08/2017

Wildlife poisoning driven by human-wildlife conflict is a leading threat to the surviva

Serah speaks about her work at Tana River Delta © NatureKenya

Nature Kenya’s Serah Munguti recognised for Tusk...

Fri, 23/06/2017
After several years on the frontline working with communities and campaigning for the conservation of Kenya’s biodiverse Tana River Delta, Serah Munguti, Advocacy Manager of BirdLife International’s Partner in Kenya was shortlisted as finalist for the fifth annual Tusk Award.
Stunning panoramic of Flamingos at Lake Bogoria © Anthony Ochieng

Volunteer conservationists draw attention to Lake...

Fri, 07/04/2017
Lake Bogoria is a great attraction for tourists, but it is also an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area, hosting flocks of Lesser Flamingos and hot springs.
Sokoke Scops Owl © Peter Steward

Mapping the world's most threatened bird...

Wed, 15/03/2017
A new Story Map, produced by BirdLife, highlights vital endangered birding habitats in Africa, and showcases some success stories from Australia.
Typical wind turbines for generating energy © Samantha Ralston

Kipeto Wind Energy Project could wipe out...

Tue, 14/03/2017
BirdLife International, Nature Kenya, Kenya Bird of Prey Trust and The Peregrine Fund have collectively expressed concern over a proposal to develop the Kipeto Wind Energy Project.
Vultures poisoned near Masai Mara © E. Reson

Poisoned to extinction: a bold new approach to...

Wed, 16/11/2016
First-ever anti-poisoning training to be held in Kenya which will help stop the mass-deaths of vultures and other wildlife
Ruth, one of the young women who have joined the group of local guides (Eco-Tourism group) clearing some of the nature trails in the Kikuyu Escarpment forest in Kenya © KENVO

Women in Conservation: de-mystifying the myth of...

Thu, 28/01/2016
Second article in the new series about 'women in conservation', based on the five ‘Women in Healthy Sustainable Societies’ projects that have been implemented at five Eastern Afromontane KBAs in Kenya and Uganda.

The women are back!

Wed, 20/01/2016
Continuation of the series about 'women in conservation', based on the five ‘Women in Healthy Sustainable Societies’ projects that have been implemented at five Eastern Afromontane KBAs in Kenya and Uganda.

Collaboration to enhance management of...

Tue, 24/11/2015
BirdLife International and the East African Community have joined forces to promote the protection of the environment, conservation of key transboundary ecosystems, and sustainable utilization of natural resources in the Eastern Africa region.

Nature Kenya launches appeal to save the Taita...

Thu, 30/07/2015
Nature Kenya has launched an appeal to Save the Taita Apalis from extinction. The Taita Apalis (Apalis fuscigularis) is one of the rarest birds in the world, living only in the forest fragments at the tops of the Taita Hills in southeastern Kenya. It is considered Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List because it has a tiny occupied range of 500 hectares.

Welcome to Taita Hills, Kenya – a guide is now...

Wed, 20/08/2014

A guide to Taita Hills’ unique natural history has just been released.

A Cocktail of Invasive Species in Lake Naivasha

Thu, 18/10/2012
Why the Fish Eagle’s striking call signifies urgent action to tackle ‘Intruders’ in Lake Naivasha.

Kenya’s Tana River Delta Designated as newest...

Thu, 18/10/2012
A key milestone in conservation efforts in Kenya achieved as the Tana River Delta is designated as a Ramsar site.

Tana Appeal: Please give generously for...

Mon, 24/09/2012
Please give generously for Emergency Humanitarian Support to Tana River Delta Violence Survivors

Scale up work on poverty reduction and...

Thu, 12/07/2012
Birdlife Africa Partnership got a renewed boost to its work in Poverty reduction and policy making when the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID) gave some additional funding amounting to Euros, 500,000 in October 2010.

Guided by science, Kenyan authority rejects the...

Fri, 24/02/2012
Following a campaign led by Nature Kenya, supported by other BirdLife Partners, Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has officially rejected a proposal to convert 10,000 hectares of Dakatcha Woodland IBA to grow the biofuel crop jatropha.