Posted by: APO | 5 March 2019

UNESCO Director-General deplores fires in Mount Kenya National Park

For more than a week, devastating fires have raged in Mount Kenya National Park, inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1997 and a part of the Mount Kenya Biosphere Reserve since 1978. According to the Kenya National Parks Service (KWS), these fires have already destroyed more than 80,000 hectares of forest and grassland, which represents almost half the area of the World Heritage site. There has… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/unesco-directorgeneral-deplores-fires-in-mount-kenya-national-park?lang=en


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