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Obama Shifts U.S. Policy to Back Global Mercury Control Treaty

Article: Obama Shifts U.S. Policy to Back Global Mercury Control Treaty

NAIROBI, Kenya, February 16, 2009 (ENS) – The Obama administration has reversed the former U.S. position on limiting mercury pollution worldwide. Before astonished environment ministers attending the United Nations Environment Programme Governing Council opening session in Nairobi today, the U.S. delegation endorsed negotiations for a new global treaty to control mercury pollution, to begin this…

Sugar for Biofuel to Displace Kenya's Tana Delta Wildlife

Article: Sugar for Biofuel to Displace Kenya's Tana Delta Wildlife

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 26, 2008 (ENS) – Kenya’s Tana River Delta, inhabited by 350 species of birds, lions, elephants, rare sharks and reptiles, is about to be converted to sugar cane production over the objections of conservationists and local communities. Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority, NEMA, has approved a proposal by the Mumias Sugar Company,…

Kenya Wildlife Service Suspends Fees to Heal Post-Election Crisis

Article: Kenya Wildlife Service Suspends Fees to Heal Post-Election Crisis

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 16, 2008 (ENS) – To thank Kenyans for leaving wildlife safe through recent post-election violence that resulted in the death of more than 1,000 people and the displacement of 600,000 others, the Kenya Wildlife Service is allowing children under 18 free entry into Kenya’s national parks and reserves during the Easter holidays…