12 Mar '12, 2pm

Africa Wildlife Foundation faces lawsuit from indigenous community in Kenya via @mongabay

Africa Wildlife Foundation faces lawsuit from indigenous community in Kenya via @mongabay

International Bird Area in Kenya saved from conversion into biofuel crop (02/29/2012) A campaign by NGO Nature Kenya has saved the Dakatcha Woodland Important Bird Area (IBA) from destruction for planting biofuel crops, reports BirdLife International. Located near Kenya's eastern coastline, the forest is home to two IUCN Red List Endangered species, Clarke's weaver (Ploceus golandi) and sokoke pipit (Anthus sokokensis), both of which are imperiled by habitat loss. The plan to covert 10,000 hectares of the forest in jatropha, used for biofuels, was recently rejected by Kenya's National Environment Management Authority (NEMA). Elephant poachers kill unarmed wildlife ranger in Kenya (01/16/2012) Abdullahi Mohammed, an wildlife ranger, was killed in the line of duty in Kenya this weekend by elephant poachers. A ranger with the conservation organization Wildlife Works, Mohammed...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0312-chauvenet_samburu.html

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