Kenya wants the 20-member States of the Indian Ocean to deploy fully skilled and trained personnel to police and monitor the regions Ocean space to guarantee ships safety, security and protection of marine environment.


Fishermen in a boat going for fishing in Indian Ocean in Kilifi County on…

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Kenya's National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has shut down four companies in Nairobi’s Industrial Area for discharging life-threatening waste into Nairobi River.

The companies shut include Modern Lithographic (K) Ltd, Apex Limited that manufactures paints, Thorlite Kenya Ltd and Kamongo Paper Recycling Company.

 

POLLUTION

According to Nema Director General…

Read more: Kenya regulator shuts down 4 firms for polluting Nairobi River

The small Scottish seaside town of St Andrews is replete with a rich history which includes a castle and Scotland’s oldest university, founded in 1413.

In 1754, the town witnessed another first when The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews was established. Today, St Andrews is…

Read more: Golf’s championship takes a swing at single-use plastics

The polluted Athi River has formed a long disease corridor as it snakes its way into the Indian Ocean, our two-month investigations have revealed.


Athi River in Thwake, Makueni County, where Thwake dam is to be constructed, in this photo taken on July 26, 2019. PHOTO | JEFF…

Read more: Athi River's corridor teems with deadly pollutants

A recently released World Bank report paints a grim picture of the state of the world’s water supply The report, “Invisible Crisis of Water Quality” warns that poor water quality is a threat to humans and environmental well-being.

The study was conducted using the world’s largest global database…

Read more: World Bank: Water pollution a global health threat

Over the recent decade, total human impacts to the world’s oceans have, on average, nearly doubled and could double again in the next decade without adequate action, researchers say.

A new study in Scientific Reports assesses for the first time where the combined impacts that humans are having…

Read more: We're really doing a number on the world's oceans