Kenyan Govt Urged to Crack Down on Poaching
Conservationists have called on the government to strengthen laws against poaching. Current regulations are too weak and have led to a recent increase in elephant deaths, they say.
Elephant in the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.
The Star, 13 November 2012
One of the poachers that killed the well-known elephant, Qumquat and her family has been arrested. The Big Life Foundation anti-poaching unit was informed of the location of the... read more »
The Star, 5 November 2012
China and Vietnam are reluctant to enact strict laws to stop their citizens from purchasing elephant tusks and rhino horns from Africa. The two countries provide ready market for... read more »
The Star, 1 November 2012
A suspected poacher was gunned down and an AK47 rifle, 27 bullets and 24kgs of ivory recovered in Meru National Park on Monday. Kenya Wildlife Service rangers on patrol came across... read more »
The Star, 24 October 2012
More than 50 elephants have been killed at the Tsavo conservation area this year, the Kenya Wildlife Service has revealed. Most of the elephants were killed at the Galana and Taita... read more »
The Star, 23 October 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service rangers in Voi have arrested three suspected poachers and recovered two AK47 guns. The three were arrested at Mackinon area near the Tsavo West National park... read more »
The Star, 19 October 2012
The Kenya Wildlife Services has blamed livestock grazers in ranches bordering the Tsavo National Park for poaching. KWS assistant director in-charge of the Tsavo ecosystem, Wilson... read more »