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Nature Kenya—the East Africa Natural History Society (EANHS)—is Africa’s oldest environmental Society. It was established in 1909 to promote the study and conservation of nature in eastern Africa. Nature Kenya mission is  to  "connect nature and people" to take action for biodiversity conservation. ………..read more


Steppe Eagle from Russia ‘arrested and detained’ at Nairobi police station

On 23rd January this year, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) received a Steppe Eagle that literally landed at Makongeni police station. The bird had a metal ring on its leg and white tags on both wings. Police at the station were surprised to see the exhausted eagle with the wing tags and ring. The bird’s arrival momentarily caused panic amongst the law enforcement officers, leading to its ‘detention’. The police later got in touch with KWS who came and took the eagle. KWS in turn notified the Ornithology section of the

New species of bee found in Kenya

A new species of bee has been discovered in Turkana County in Kenya’s arid northwest. The bee has been given the scientific name Samba turkana, in honour of the region, its peoples and biodiversity. The bee has been formally described by Professor Laurence Packer of York University and Dr. Dino J. Martins of the Turkana Basin Institute and Nature Kenya.

Moa Women lead the way in Peace Building and Livelihood Improvement

Moa village is unique in many aspects. It’s located in Lamu County, while most of the Tana River Delta is in Tana River County, and it’s the only village within upper Tana Delta that is multi-ethnic.


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