Wildlife rangers killed one of Kenya’s most beloved lions because they didn’t have tranquilizers

March 31, 2016 by  
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Yesterday, a beloved lion named Mohawk was killed by Kenyan wildlife rangers after escaping from Nairobi National Park and allegedly attacking a man. Standard protocol for subduing a wild lion on the loose calls for tranquilizing the animal so that it can be returned to its habitat, but the rangers who responded to calls for help showed up without the proper equipment. Lacking tranquilizers, wildlife rangers turned on Mohawk with rifles, and shot him dead. Read the rest of Wildlife rangers killed one of Kenya’s most beloved lions because they didn’t have tranquilizers

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Chinese-funded $13.8bn railway to slice through Kenya’s oldest national park

August 3, 2015 by  
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A $13.8 bn railway project, linking Nairobi to Mombasa, will cut right through Nairobi National Park in Kenya. The Chinese-funded railway line is set to replace the colonial-era Lunatic Express, so-named for the dangerous building process that exposed workers to disease, drought, and man-eating lions. Though the park and the wildlife within it attracts tourists from all over the world, the government has said this should not keep Kenya from building much-needed infrastructure. Read the rest of Chinese-funded $13.8bn railway to slice through Kenya’s oldest national park

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Butterflies may hold the secret to increasing solar output by 50 percent

August 3, 2015 by  
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The secret to cheaper, more efficient solar power may lie in the unassuming wings of butterflies. The Cabbage White butterfly folds its wings in a v-shape in order to heat up their flight muscles before launching into the air. Scientists at the University of Exeter found that by replicating this posture with solar panels, they could increase solar output by nearly 50 percent. Read the rest of Butterflies may hold the secret to increasing solar output by 50 percent

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Eco-Luxe Treehouses at Ngong House Provide an Epic “Out of Africa” Experience

April 18, 2013 by  
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Read the rest of Eco-Luxe Treehouses at Ngong House Provide an Epic “Out of Africa” Experience Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “natural materials” , bespoke tree house , boutique hotel , eco-luxe , giraffes , kenya , Luxury Tree House , Meryl Streep , nairobi , Nairobi National Park , Ngong House , Out of Africa , Rothschild giraffe , safari destination , Treehouses , upcycling        

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