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Global March for Elephants, Rhinos and Lions

Global March for Elephants, Rhinos and Lions By: Trish Sewe & Wilkister Adema  Nairobi-October 9, 2017: On a beautiful Saturday morning of October 7, thousands of marchers streamed in at the National Museums of Kenya [...]

Burn horns, save rhinos

Burn horns, save rhinos By: Paula Kahumbu and Andrew Halliday  Nairobi-September 22, 2017: Today, September 22, is World Rhino Day. Rhinos were once widespread across Asia and Africa and even in Europe, where they are [...]

Pangolin: The Most Trafficked Animal in the World

Pangolin: The Most Trafficked Animal in the World By: Trish Sewe and Judy Wangari Nairobi-July 5, 2017: Every year for the last six years, World Pangolin Day has been celebrated on February 18. A day set [...]

WildlifeDirect Expresses Dismay at Decision to Route SGR Through Nairobi National Park

WildlifeDirect Expresses Dismay at Decision to Route SGR Through Nairobi National Park By: Trish Sewe Nairobi-January 6, 2017: WildlifeDirect express deep dismay at the decision by the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) to grant [...]

Six reasons why Kenyans should save the Nairobi National Park

Six reasons why Kenyans should save the Nairobi National Park By: Trish Sewe Today is the deadline for commenting on the environmental impact assessment of the proposal to route the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) [...]

Kenyans hold a dialogue on how best to achieve a balance between conservation and infrastructure development in SGR Phase 2A

Kenyans hold a dialogue on how best to achieve a balance between conservation and infrastructure development in SGR Phase 2A By:Trish Sewe On 7th October, the Kenya Railways, Kenya Wildlife Service, and [...]

Call on Japan to Ban Ivory Trade

Call on Japan to Ban Ivory Trade By: Trish Sewe WildlifeDirect recently became aware of the scale of laundering of illegal ivory in the ivory markets of Japan through its contact with [...]

Notorious Kenyan Ivory Trafficker Jailed for 20 Years and Fined USD 200,000

Notorious Kenyan Ivory Trafficker Jailed for 20 Years and Fined USD 200,000 By: Trish Sewe On Friday, a Mombasa law court sentenced Feisal Mohamed Ali to 20 years in jail after finding him guilty [...]

Calling the World to help save African Elephants

Calling the World to help save African Elephants By: Trish Sewe WildlifeDirect supports the African Elephant Coalition (AEC) in the call to the world to help save African elephants. As an organization that [...]

Mayes and Mactavish score sensational Safari Rally podium

Mayes and Mactavish score sensational Safari Rally podium By: Trish Sewe Safari guide and wildlife photographer Geoff Mayes and Scottish born Jamie Mactavish successfully guided their SPV class V8 rally raid car to [...]

WildlifeDirect’s 2nd Courtroom Monitoring Report 2014 & 2015

WildlifeDirect’s 2nd Courtroom Monitoring Report 2014 & 2015 By: Jomulupi A study by WildlifeDirect of wildlife trials in 18 courts between 2008 and 2013 concluded that Kenya was a safe haven for [...]

NTV Wild Talk: Highlights from Season 1 & 2

NTV Wild Talk: Highlights from Season 1 & 2 By: Trish Sewe WildlifeDirect has partnered with Kenya Wildlife Service and NTV to bring you NTV Wild, a program that brings award winning documentaries on [...]