SGR project likely to irreparably damage Nairobi National Park

Kenya Coalition for Wildlife Conservation and Management members take to the streets of Nairobi on March 1, 2018 to protest the construction of the standard gauge railway through the Nairobi National Park. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The commencement of construction through the park is a major setback in the fight by a determined group of conservationists.
  • Ordinarily, environmental compliance forms part of the planning process and is sought before construction decisions are made.

Two weeks ago, pictures surfaced on social media of the commencement of public works at the Nairobi National Park for the second phase of the standard gauge railway.

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