Environment


3 years ago

Strategies Of Increasing The Sequestaration Of Greenhouse Gases In Kenya

Enrching soil carbon

Soil is the third largest carbon pool on Earth’s surface. Agricultural soils can be managed to reduce emissions by minimizing tillage, reducing use of nitrogen fertilizers, and preventing erosion. Soils can store the carbon captured by plants from the atmosphere by building up soil organic matter, which also has benefits for crop production. Adding biomass burned in a low-oxygen environment can further enhance carbon storage in soil.

Farming with perennials

Perennial crops, grasses, palms, and trees con  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

The Ecological Footprint Of Kenya.

The Ecological Footprint of an individual is obtained by looking at all of the biological materials consumed, and all of the biological waste that is removed or given out by that person in a given year. The Most Harmful Consumer Activities in Kenya include;

Small motor vehicles: the use of motor vehicle causes more environmental degradation because these vehicles emit a lot of toxic fumes from the combustion of fossil fuels which in this case is the fuel. Motor vehicles have been said to be one of the major environmental pollutants in the whole world.

Beef farming and poultr  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Mineral Resources In Kenya

Besides Kenya's rich wildlife heritage and agricultural land, the country is blessed with a number of important mineral resources scattered within its territorial borders. Some of the minerals are already being produced for commercial purposes while others remain untouched in spite of having already been discovered.

Mineral Resources And Their Areas Of Occurrence

  • Gold: Kakamega Gold Fields, Macaulder, Asembo bay

  • Sodium: Lake Magadi, Magadi Mine

  • Manganese: Mrima Hill, Gilgil, Kiwara Hill

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3 years ago

Impact Of Panpaper Factory In Kenya

It is more than five months since the revival and closure of the Pan Paper Mills. Was the re-opening of the factory here to cause Webuye residents more health harms through its released fumes that they inhale, the water released to the river, the iron sheets of their houses rusting and massive deforestation? This is the question on many people’s lips living around and within Webuye.

However, the then factory’s revival leader, Dr. Wafula Muliaro now under the newly appointed Receivership Manager Mr. Ian Small had reassured residents of Webuye that the fumes produced as a   Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Eco-Regional Forestry Research programmes Offered By Kenya Forestry Research Institute

Forestry in Kenya is one the most developed sector in which the country in which investments have been done heavily to protect the forest and ensuring that the wildlife is safe from degradation and destruction. Many of the people do not see the importance of forests but in real sense, the forest are among the essential environmental features that contribute to the individuals’ survival.

The country together with most of the Kenyan investors have ensured that the forests are preserved to their benefits and has established various institutes and authorities to achieve the preser  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Nairobi National Park Battle to Survive In The City

Fears are rife that Nairobi’s animals sanctuary will be reduced a zoo because of land pressure. Established by colonialists more than 60 years ago, the park was the first Kenya and in East Africa. However fears are growing that pressure on land, with the park now sandwiched between high end estates, might mean it’s a matter of time before it’s reduced to a zoo.

Sebastian the chimpanzee left fond memories among the many tourists who visited the park. Until he died 1999, aged nearly 50, the ape who had been shipped as a youngster from the Congo forest defined tourism  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Challenges Facing Wildlife industry In Kenya

Wildlife is one of the best tourist attractions in the country and it is good if the government took the initiative of ensuring that it caters and solves the various problems facing the wildlfe industyr in the country before making it become less productive.The folloing are some of the major challenges facing wildlife in the country and it is good if the government took the initiative of solving them

Poaching

Ilegal hunting of animals is taking place in a numebr of gameparks found in the country.Many poachers are invading the parks and end up killng alot of anials that cou  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Ways Government Use To Reclaimed Land In Kenya

Land in kenya is appreciating each and everyday and the number of people demanding it are continually in the rise.It is advisable for the government to get good ways that they can use land that is reclaimed for the purposes of ensuring that kenyans benefit much from the resources controlled by the government.The following are some of the major ways of how the government can put to use recliamed land.

Planting trees

Trees are very important natural resources for the country and there is high need for the government to find a stable way of ensuring that it has very large por  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

How To Conserve Environment In Kenya

The environment includes both the living and non living factors that surround human beings in a place. It is important that one protects the environment and adapts some of the following measures to help sustain it for a much more long time.

Planting Trees

Trees play very crucial roles in the environment and should be planted in high amounts. The late Wangari Mathai enhanced the process of environmental conservation by taking a leading role by planting more trees. Trees act as rain attraction agents and hence they should be planted to attract more rainfall that brings water  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Tourism Challenges in Kenya

Insecurity

The high number of terrorism activities is making a lot of tourist to escape and suffer in return.It has come to the realization that many tourist fear coming and visiting the many good places in the country as the level of insecurity is low. Lots of bombs have been witnessed making one to fear from travelling and exploring different parts o the country.

Unpredictable Weather Changes

The continuous growth of weather trends that cannot be well predicted makes it hard for the various tourists to make adequate conclusions about various places of interest.  Continue reading ...