Drones and live-streams: How tech is changing conservation

Around the world, animal conservation has evolved so it's not just humans monitoring wildlife.

May 28, 2021 ~6 min

Kenyan Mansur Mohamed Surur charged in US over '$7m smuggling ring'

Elephant tusks and rhino horns "hidden inside African masks" were exported, US prosecutors say.

Jan. 26, 2021 ~2 min

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.

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Aug. 1, 2020 ~7 min

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

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.

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Feb. 5, 2020 ~2 min

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

'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

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