Northern Cultures Meet at Fourth Lake Turkana Festival

The 4th Lake Turkana Festival is around the corner. The festival will be celebrating cultures of the El Molo, Samburu, Gabbra, Rendile, Watta, Dasannach, Pokot and the Turkana.

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New Tsavo Fence Will Lower Human-Wildlife Conflict

A new 45 KM Tsavo fence which is part of a KES 42 million Mackinnon Road Community Environment Management project could solve human-wildlife conflict in the area.

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New Kimana Gate Will Decongest Amboseli

The new Kimana gate is expected to improve access to Amboseli National Park. It will have an information centre and visitor waiting lounge among other facilities.

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Old Trees at Shimba National Reserve Cleared to Go

Thousands of old trees at the Shimba Hills National Reserve will now be harvested after a long disagreement between KWS and the Kenya Forest Service was recently resolved.

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Kenya Needs 10% Forest Cover by 2030

Kenya requires KES 7.6 billion annually to purchase 384 million seedlings in order to meet United Nations’ 10% forest cover requirement by the year 2030. The country currently is at 2% cover.

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NEMA Warns Land Owners to Keep-off Wetlands

NEMA has issued a directive to the Lands Ministry to revoke all allocations of riparian land next to water bodies within 3 months. This directive takes effect immediately.

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Kenya Preps for First World Forest Day

Kenya will be celebrating its first World Forest Day on Monday, March 21, 2011 with the rest of the world. The celebrations will take place at the Karura Resource Centre.

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Thanks to GPS Tsavo Elephants are still Alive

Ho Chi Minh was formerly known as Saigon, its name prior to 1975, and many people still know it by this more evocative name

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