The war on poaching is on – KWS
Elephant poaching has been on the rise in Kenya in recent months. NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 17 – The recently unveiled inter-agency anti-poaching unit comprising officers from specialised elements of the Kenya Wildlife Service, Administration Police and the General Service Unit will strengthen the fight against poaching. KWS spokesperson Paul Muya told Capital FM News that setting up the agency demonstrates the government’s commitment in ensuring that wildlife is safe.
So far in 2013 we have lost 190 elephants and 34 rhinos. “The escalating poaching crisis has become both a national security issue as well as an economic one.
Urgent and decisive actions need to be taken to reverse this trend,” he noted.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFM