Monthly Archives: August 2015

WildlifeTracks: Our pick of main activities for July 2015

Dr. Kahumbu discusses elephant conservation with U.S President Barack Obama WildlifeDirect CEO Dr.Paula Kahumbu was among the members of the Kenya Civil Society who met the U.S President Barack Obama during his Kenyan visit. The meeting, which was held at the Kenyatta University, brought together members of civil society to address critical issues affecting the […]

JOB OPENING AT WILDLIFEDIRECT

Nairobi Date: September 2015 Communications & Social Media Intern Would you like to work for the most exciting conservation organization in Nairobi? If you are Kenyan, passionate about wildlife, ¬†and want an opportunity to do meaningful work and make a difference for our unique wildlife heritage, and you are a guru on social media, then […]

PRESS RELEASE: MAJOR SUSPECTED IVORY KINGPIN RELEASED IN KENYA

Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, August 21st 2015: WildlifeDirect has today expressed its deep disappointment at the release of suspected ivory Kingpin Feisal Mohamed Ali. He and five others are charged with trafficking 2 tons of ivory that was seized in Mombasa on the 5th of June 2014. He had escaped to Tanzania where he remained a […]

WildlifeDirect celebrates World Elephant Day in Amboseli Park with 200 children

On¬†Wednesday, August 12, 2015, WildlifeDirect joined the rest of the world to mark World Elephant Day, a day set aside to honor elephants, spread awareness about the violent and critical threats they are facing, and to support positive solutions that will help ensure their survival. The event which was graced by U.S Ambassador to Kenya […]