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Kenya’s Tana River Delta Designated as newest Ramsar Site in Africa

Ramsar is a convention “that embodies the commitments of its member countries to maintain the ecological character of their Wetlands of International Importance and to plan for the “wise use”, or sustainable use, of all of the wetlands in their territories” [Ramsar website]. What Ramsar is not is a Treaty that can legally enforce its members to protect designated sites. Were Ramsar able to do that there would be no question of building an airport anywhere near the Thames Estuary and Marshes SPA and Ramsar site, or buildig a barrage that would irrevocably change the character of the Severn Estuary.

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An update from Dominic Kimani and Kinangop: Quarterly report May – July 2012.

One of the most rewarding conservation initiatives I’ve been involved with in recent years is supporting the efforts of members of the 'Friends of Kinangop Plateau' (FOKP) to

Update from Samuel Bakari: May 2012

Update from Samuel Bakari: May 2012

 

INTRODUCTION

As the rains impound in Kinangop, as it is happening in other parts of Kenya, the farmers are consecutively trying to earn a

Dominic Kimani and FOKP: Quarterly Report January- April 2012

Quarterly Report January- April 2012 By Dominic Kimani National Museums of Kenya, Zoology Department and Friends of Kinangop Plateau (FOKP)

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Death threats received by opponent of a Jatropha project in Tana Delta

Yesterday I posted an update on the massive development threats to Kenya's Tana River Delta, often described as Africa's second Okavango. One of the most important wetlands in

The fight for the Tana River Delta: Update

Back in mid-June I uploaded a podcast with Helen Byron, the RSPB's Senior International Site Casework Officer about the hugely important campaign to protect the Tana River

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TN46 RSPB’s Helen Byron on the Tana River Delta

A conversation with Helen Byron, the RSPB's Senior International Site Casework Officer about the hugely important campaign to protect the Tana River Delta in Kenya (feature photo of

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TN38 Keith Betton and the African Bird Club

An extended conversation with Keith Betton - former Head of corporate affairs at the Association of British Travel Agents, the youngest ever president of the

The Cisticolas of Admiral Lynes

Talking Naturally is delighted to post an article by renowned birder, conservationist, and writer James Wolstencroft (see http://birds.intanzania.com/) on Africa's cisticolas. James is a consistently interesting voice,

New study reveals biofuels carbon con

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