The environmental history of the Republic of Kenya
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- Kenya's Forests Carved Up
- Environment News Service, 9 July
1998. Tourist demand for carvings is deplating forest in
- Kenya warns of new ivory offensive against
- Reuters, 9 March 2000. Africa's elephants are again
under attack and poaching will soar unless the world agrees
to reimpose a total ban on the ivory trade.
- The Treasure Buried In Nairobi's
- By Parselelo Kantai, The East African
(Nairobi), 18 December 2000. The Nairobi's history and
its town dump. Scavage operations based on child labor. The
potential for resource recovery.
- Kenya's Forest Plan Rouses More
- Environment News Service (ENS), 19 March 2001. Opposition
is growing to the Kenyan government's plan to clear more
than 67,000 hectares of forest to resettle landless
people. The Kenyan government says most of the land is
already settled and now needs to be formally
managed. Wangari Maathai's Green Belt movement has
collected signatures on a petition opposing the plan.
- At This Rate, We Shall Import Water By
- By Ken Opala, The Nation (Nairobi), 21 May
2001. The provision of clean water tops the list of failed
government undertakings. Kenya faces water shortage of
cataclysmic proportions and could turn into a desert by
2020. Prevention is better than cure.