Kilifi launches spraying operation to contain locust invasion

Kilifi County Government has begun a major spraying operation to contain locust invasion. This is after officials found out that the locusts that invaded the county last year had hatched a deadly new breed of...

Joe Biden says ‘no time to waste’ as climate team unveiled

US President-elect Joe Biden has introduced his climate and energy team, saying they will lead an "ambitious plan" to combat climate change. Biden has vowed to make the issue a top priority in an agenda...
Google doodle celebrates Sudan, the last male northern white rhino

Google doodle celebrates Sudan, the last male northern white rhino

Google has Sunday published a doodle on its homepage to celebrate Sudan, the world’s last surviving male northern white rhino, who passed away on 19 March 2018. In the 1970s, Sudan escaped extinction of his...
Scientists front agroecological farming approaches to build sustainable food systems

Scientists front agroecological farming approaches to build sustainable food systems

As millions of smallholder farmers in Kenya struggle to respond to changing climate and the global COVID-19 pandemic, scientists are fronting agroecological farming approaches as a pathway to building affordable and resilient food systems. Climate...

CS Tobiko extends ban on logging in public and community forests

The government has extended a moratorium on logging in public and community forests which was imposed in 2018. Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko in a statement released on Monday said the decision was reached after...
BANDARI MARITIME ACADEMY

Shipping campus simulator under construction at Bandari Academy

Construction works for a maritime simulation centre is underway at the Bandari Maritime Academy in Mombasa County. The simulator will enable students to simulate life at sea while on land, providing them with an opportunity...
OPEN SCIENCE

Joint appeal for open science set to be launched

UNESCO, WHO, CERN and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights are set to launch a joint appeal for open science Tuesday. Through this appeal, the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay,...

Forest bodies partner to plant mangrove in Kilifi

The Kenya Forest Research Institute has partnered with Community Forest Associations, residing along the creeks in the Coastal region in an exercise of planting mangrove to preserve the mangrove forest ecosystem.  The forest body has...

Motorcycle operators identified as leading air polluters

Motorcycle operators have been identified as the leading air polluters in the country leading to an environmental crisis including the unpopular ‘black rains’. According to the Kenya Meteorological Society (KMS), the exhaust emissions coupled with...

UK to host crucial climate change conference ´COP26´

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is expected to take place next year at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow. It...
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