Environment


Journalists and Nema officials inspect areas in Murang’a North where uprooting of eucalyptus trees is going on. [PHOTOS: BONIFACE GIKANDI/STANDARD]

Greening could stimulate economic growth, says UN

A Global Ministerial Environment forum kicked off in Nairobi with a call to governments to adopt the Green Economy in an … Read More

Killing the eucalyptus tree to give life to rivers

Lush green vegetation and undergrowth sprout along the banks of a small stream called Mukungai in Murang’a North Distric … Read More

Villagers dig own graves

Two white gravestones stand on wide furrows. The gullies are about five metres deep. And a few yards away, grass-thatche … Read More

Marabou storks, a fortune or nuisance?

With sword-sized beaks, they glide effortlessly through the air, confidently showing off their ugly look. Few people, … Read More

Developer defies Nema, builds on riverbank

A private developer has defied the National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) order to stop a construction proje … Read More

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Today’s magazine

    Crazy Monday
Of land sellers and their windfalls

If a stranger slapped you on the face for no apparent reason, you would probably fight back in fury. But there are times when complains and even looks forward to the slap for it came with financial benefits.

Power-sharing for export, any takers?
Dan Okoth
Group Senior Editor – Online
It’s not Raila but Kenyans under threat
By Kipkirui K’Telwa
Sub-Editor, Online Edition
Kenyans have nothing to lose but their chains
By Rose Nzioka
Standard Group Online Editor
Parliamentary committees lack capacity to investigate
By Stephen Ndegwa
Sub – Editor, The Standard
Revealed: Secrets of the Artur brothers
State House: A president and his many political debts
MPs indict Michuki, say he is unfit for public office
Kibaki and Raila to blame for stalled reform
The worst lies ahead of us
Rift Valley MPs say Grand Coalition is a flop
Revealed: Secrets of the Artur brothers
Annan’s secret that made Kibaki sign deal
We have made progress on national healing, says Kibaki
A year of wasted opportunities
ODM’s bash and Cabinet that never came to be
Regulator bars broker from trading at NSE
Clergy step up pressure on Coalition
Raila: We are picking up the pieces fast
Early man walked upright, says new Kenyan footprint
Outrage: Country reacts to police killings
Miller out as House team seeks new applicants
Njue leads bishops to State House for talks with Kibaki
Moi hits out at leaders over maize
Africa’s cities growing faster than economies
Constituents sue MP over fund misappropriation
Police killings: Envoy wants Wako, Ali sacked
UN proposes radical changes in force
Sarah Obama picked to lead tsetse fly fight
Kenyan fishermen now have to sign ‘visitors’ book’ to enter Migingo
Hospitals face acute shortage of incubators
The hunter is now the hunted
AG should resign, police chief be sacked, says UN official
Iranian leader jets in with 200-member delegation
Kofi Annan: Kenya risks sliding back to anarchy
Kenyans want change, US envoy tells President, Prime Minister
Farmers demand dues from NCPB
Looming drug shortage as Global Fund withholds support
Kibaki’s fury over leakage of secrets