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‘Uganda’s Crested Cranes face extinction ‘

  Lwengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wildlife conservationists are concerned by the continued use of naked electricity transmission lines, arguing that they are yet another hindrance to the protection of the Crested Cranes, The birds are on Uganda’s national emblem. Godfrey Mutemba, the Lwengo district Senior Natural Resources Officer …

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MP Bwanika calls for review of Uganda’s national emblem

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Member of Parliament for Kimanya-Kabonera Division in Masaka city, Dr Abed Bwanika, is mooting for review in the imagery representation of the Crested Crane as the Uganda national emblem. The wild Crested Crane was chosen to become the Uganda national symbol by Governor Sir Frederick …

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Lwengo schools join campaign to conserve the Crested crane

Lwengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lwengo district and the International Crane Foundation (ICF) in East Africa have taken the ‘Cranes In a Classroom’ campaign to primary and secondary schools in a bid to conserve the national emblem which is nearing extinction. The campaign follows the death of 60 gray …

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Environmentalists call for tougher Law to protect Crested Crane

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Environmentalists want tougher laws to protect grey crested cranes. Records from Nature Uganda, a non governmental organisation involved in the protection of nature show that the number of grey crested cranes dropped from 100,000 between 1972-1974 to 8000 in 2018. 50 percent of the 8000 …

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