Phyllis Omido: The woman who won $12m fighting lead battery poisoners

Kenyan activist Phyllis Omido has been ignored, harassed and arrested, but she never gave up.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 1, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: pollution kenya mombasa

The audacious plan that could save a species

With only two northern white rhinos left in the world - both female - extinction seems a certainty.

By Clare Spencer • bbcnews
April 13, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: conservation animals kenya rhinos

One of Kenya's last big 'tusker' elephants dies aged 50

Tim the elephant had tusks so long, they reached the ground. He died of natural causes.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 5, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: kenya wildlife-conservation endangered-species elephants

Kenya northern white rhinos: Vets harvest eggs from last two females

It is hoped the unprecedented procedure will prevent the extinction of the northern white rhino.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 23, 2019 ~2 min

Tags:  kenya  wildlife-conservation

'Giant lion' fossil found in Kenya museum drawer

The bones of the huge creature belong to a new species which roamed east Africa 20 million years ago.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
April 18, 2019 ~1 min

Tags: fossils kenya palaeontology

Black panther: Rare animal caught on camera in Kenya

It's claimed this is the first time the rare animal has been photographed in Africa in a century.

By Kameron Virk • bbcnews
Feb. 13, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: photography animals kenya wildlife-conservation

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