Monthly Archives: May 2015

Kenyan conservationist, Dino Martins, wins 2015 Whitley Gold Award

  Dr. Dino Martins, an insect conservationist from Kenya, has been awarded the prestigious Whitley Gold Award in London. The £50,000 award was given to him in recognition of his work with local communities to raise awareness of the importance of pollinators, and to encourage the adoption of more sustainable farming practices that conserve pollinators, boost crop […]

Secretary of State John Kerry Meets Baby Elephants

Secretary of State John Kerry Falls in Love with Orphaned Baby Elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust During his diplomatic visit to Kenya, the US Secretary of State, John Kerry took time off to visit the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage at the Nairobi National Park. Kerry visited the orphanage to learn about wildlife conservation efforts […]

Kenya Named by CITES Among Countries That Need To Urgently Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade

Kenya Named by CITES Among Countries That Need To Strengthen Laws To Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade   Kenya has been named by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wildlife and Flora (CITES) among 17 countries that need to pay priority attention to strengthen their laws to tackle illegal wildlife trade. According to […]