Monthly Archives: September 2011

Nobel Prize Winner Wangari Mathai dies in Nairobi

It is with enormous sadness that we accept the passing of the great Wangari Maathai Kenya’s eco warrior who passed away on the 25th September of cancer in Nairobi. embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt Wangari Maathai is a role model for millions of women around the world for her tireless fight for environmental protection and her […]

Conservationists say no to the Wildlife Minister in Kenya

Press Release 6th September 2011, CONSERVATIONISTS, LAND OWNERS AND COMMUNITIES SAY “NO” TO WILDLIFE MINISTER ON RUSHED PROCESS FOR NEW WILDLIFE POLICY AND BILL More time is needed in finalizing the wildlife policy and bill to allow for legitimate stakeholder consultation and harmonization of Forestry Act and EMCA which are under review. Conservationists, land owners […]

Conservationists call for more time to review Kenya’s Wildlife Policy and Bill

Kenya is currently operating on a rather prehistoric Wildlife Act that has been under review since 2007. The Ministry of Forestry & Wildlife in collaboration with stakeholders in the wildlife and related sectors has prepared the draft Wildlife Policy & Bill. They state that the drafts are based on expert opinion obtained through an all […]

Video Richard Leakey speaks on Vulture declines in Kenya

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