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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 [...]

Kenyan Government Issues a 21 Day Amnesty on Ivory and Wildlife Trophies

Kenyan Government Issues a 21 Day Amnesty on Ivory and Wildlife Trophies By: jomulupi The Kenyan government has issued a 21 day amnesty for the surrender of any wildlife trophy without Kenya Wildlife Service permit. [...]

Leakey interview in SWARA and on NTV Wild Talk at 10 pm

Leakey interview in SWARA and on NTV Wild Talk at 10 pm NTV Wild Talk, broadcast an interview with Richard Leakey about the past and the present for wildlife and heritage in Kenya. It [...]