Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Great Zebra Count at Nairobi National Park

  The Kenya Wildlife Service, The Kenya Wildlife Festival and WildlifeDirect invite you to participate in the ‘GREAT ZEBRA COUNT’- the first of its kind citizen science project at the Nairobi National Park, on 1st and 2nd March 2015. This year, Kenya will participate in the global World Wildlife Day celebrations by hosting a national […]

Ndovu Zetu Music Concert

Ndovu Zetu Music Concert : In Praise of Elephants   On the last day of February this year, some of the top most bands in Kenya put up a grand show…wait for it…for elephants! Sauti Sol, Sarabi band, Juliani, Muthoni Drummer Queen, Emmanuel Jal were among the top artists that performed at the Ndovu Zetu […]

Frontline teams ‘unaware’ of wildlife smuggler tactics

By Navin Singh Khadka Environment reporter, BBC World Service Front-line transport workers largely lack awareness on how criminal networks disguise illegal wildlife products, it emerged at a summit in Bangkok. Customs officials and wildlife trade experts say that educating freight forwarders and handlers of air, ship and land cargoes could help the fight against trafficking. […]

Short-term Consultancy at WildlifeDirect

WildlifeDirect in partnership with the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, has developed a Rapid reference guide for use by prosecutors from the different arms of government. This consultancy is expected to augment this work by refining the guide into a proper information and educational content document with detailed layout and in language that […]