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How 'Team Lioness' Is Fighting Poaching in Kenya

How ‘Team Lioness’ Is Fighting Poaching in Kenya

In Amboseli National Park, a park in southern Kenya known for its clear views of Mount Kilimanjaro, eight women have been helping to protect elephants, giraffes, and other wildlife from poachers. They make up...
How Kenya’s Wildlife Poaching Dropped By 90% in 6 Years

How Kenya’s Wildlife Poaching Dropped By 90% in 6 Years

Kenya has announced wildlife poaching in the country has dropped by 90 percent in just six years. Enhanced surveillance has helped protect animals against poaching, says Kenya's Wildlife Services (KWS). Strong penalties for those caught...
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How Africa Is Leading the World in a Shift From Plastic

Africa is leading the way in eliminating plastic waste with several plastic bag bans in place across the continent, including in countries like Tanzania and Kenya. Tanzania implemented stage one of its plastic bag ban...

Kenya Replaced Presidents on Its Currency With Pictures of Endangered Animals

Kenya has unveiled new currency with native wildlife inscriptions, replacing images of former presidents. On the "new generation" one, five, ten, and 20 shillings, images of giraffes, lions, rhinos, and elephants will now be featured,...
Vegan Diet on the Rise in Nairobi, Kenya

Vegan Diet on the Rise in Nairobi, Kenya

An increasing number of people in Nairobi, Kenya, are adopting a plant-based diet. The vegan movement is gaining traction in the region largely due to health concerns, animal welfare, and the environment. For Nairobi, the...
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Vegan Baker’s Sugar-Free Ice Cream Launches in Kenyan Supermarkets

Kenyan vegan small business owner and baking enthusiast, Katya Horwitz-Kanygina, has catapulted out of the farmers market and into major retailers with her Foods Free From brand. Her brownies and quick breads were the...

Kenya to Enforce Capital Punishment for Wildlife Poaching

Wildlife poachers in Kenya may soon face capital punishment, The Independent reported. The death penalty could soon be given to those who break the law in an effort to preserve endangered species. The country’s tourism...

7 Vegan and Animal-Friendly Activities for Your Sightseeing Trip to Nairobi, Kenya

Are you planning on taking a dream trip to Kenya? Perhaps you're looking to soak up some culture or take a safari in a national park? If so, Nairobi, the nation's capital city, has...