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Kenya wins Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)...

Mon, 09/05/2016
Kenya’s Tana River Delta Land Use Plan (LUP) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) have won a prestigious international award for planning excellence.

Kenya: home to the ‘big five’ and of the ‘many...

Tue, 25/03/2014

On Saturday the 1st of March 2014,

Celebrating Migratory Bird Ambassadors in Kenya

Fri, 24/05/2013
Lake Elementaita which is held in high regard as an Important Bird Area, Ramsar Site and World Heritage Site is a key breeding site for the Great White Pelicans as well as a wildlife haven.

BirdLife participates at the first universal...

Wed, 20/02/2013
BirdLife International is participating in the first universal Governing Council/Global Ministerial Forum (GC/GMEF) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) currently underway in Kenya’s capital city Nairobi from 18th to 22nd February 2013.

Tana Appeal: Please give generously for...

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

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.

First Great Rift Valley sites are added to World...

Mon, 04/07/2011
The BirdLife Partnership have helped the Kenyan Government get the Kenya Lake System added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.

BirdLife International staff celebrate the 2011...

Thu, 02/06/2011
Nature Kenya members, the local Maasai community and Olorgesaile Museum staff join in a birdwalk at Olorgesaile Prehistoric Site

New study reveals biofuels carbon con

Tue, 22/03/2011
African biofuels destined for Europe will result in up to six times the carbon emissions of fossil fuels, a new study has revealed.

Study shows alarming drop in Kenyan vultures

Wed, 22/12/2010
Vultures in one of Africa’s most significant wildlife reserves are declining at an alarming rate according to a new study in Biological Conservation...

Biofuels policy threatens wildlife habitats

Tue, 16/11/2010
Meeting a European target to use biofuel in Britain’s 30 million cars will result in the destruction of an area of wildlife habitat the size of the West Country, a study has found...

Kenyan Important Bird Area keeps National Park...

Mon, 15/11/2010
The High Court of Kenya has reversed an order by President Mwai Kibaki to downgrade the Amboseli National Park to a game reserve. The High Court found the move to ‘de-gazette’ Amboseli was illegal...

Delta blues lift slightly - by Andre Farrar (RSPB...

Wed, 06/10/2010
The Tana River Delta on Kenya’s coast is at cross-roads. The massive pressure to exploit the area for growing sugar and biofuel crops amongst other development pressure is forcing an intense campaign to ensure that the delta’s peerless natural environment...

The nature of development – by Andre Farrar (RSPB...

Fri, 01/10/2010
Yesterday I was involved in discussions about two cases we have been following in these posts – theHumber Estuary on England’s east coast and the Kenya’s Dakatcha Woodlands. In talking about them on the same day, it dawned on me that there were some striking similarities despite their obvious difference.

A narrow escape for Nature Kenya staff

Tue, 06/07/2010
Nature Kenya (BirdLife Partner) staff, two journalists, and Kenya Wildlife Service rangers escaped death narrowly in Mulunguni village, Magarini District, when they were attacked by people said to be working for an Italian investor on Friday July 2, 2010.