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Captivating the Wild: Team Sayari “Nature Positive Kids Outreach” Program Inspires Children to Conserve Wildlife and the Environment

2024-01-26T06:42:10+00:00January 26th, 2024|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect is proud to announce the launch of the first two episodes of the Team Sayari on National Geographic Africa's official YouTube Channel on the 26th of January to mark this year’s World Environmental Education Day. The episodes will be freely available on the platform and teacher support materials will be provided to integrate these episodes.

Children Leading the Change in Environmental Conservation in Rwanda’s Hilly Heartland

2023-12-19T12:17:56+00:00December 19th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

A remarkable initiative has taken root to cultivate a new generation of eco-conscious citizens in a world where environmental concerns are at the forefront of global discussions. Imagine a group of enthusiastic school children, armed with knowledge, and inspired by a TV education program, actively participating in environmental conservation efforts. It is not a far-fetched dream but a reality unfolding in classrooms around the world.

A pan-African kids’ TV series is inspiring the next generation of conservation leaders, featuring youth from Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, and Tanzania

2023-04-27T07:12:54+00:00April 27th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

A new nature-based conservation series targeting children aged 7-12-years-old is taking Africa by storm. Team Sayari is a National Geographic Kids programme that was launched in Kenya on September 17, 2022 and premiered across Africa on September 24, 2022 and airs every Saturday at 2:00 p.m. EAT via National Geographic Wild TV Channel (DStv 182, Starsat 221).

WildlifeDirect Rolls Out Team Sayari “Nature Positive Kids” Outreach Program

2023-04-21T04:17:43+00:00April 21st, 2023|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect, a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of Africa's wildlife, is pleased to announce the roll out of its new Nature Positive Kids Outreach Program which is an extension of the National Geographic’s Team Sayari educational entertainment Program. Team Sayari, a collaboration between the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), The Walt Disney Company Africa and Wildlife Direct, saw a 20-part television series being aired across Africa on National Geographic Wild and Disney Channel.

The Walt Disney Company, WildlifeDirect, The U.S. Department Of State, and the U.S. Agency for International Development join forces to develop and launch National Geographic Kids Educational Entertainment programme in Africa

2022-01-02T18:17:48+00:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

At a launch in Nairobi, Kenya today, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and The Walt Disney Company announced that together they will develop and implement educational entertainment and outreach programs in East Africa, in collaboration with local implementing partner WildlifeDirect.

Conservation and Civil Society Organizations Condemn the Murder of Joannah Stutchbury

2021-07-23T19:10:15+00:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today, we speak as environmentalists, conservationists, civil society organizations and advocates of the earth to demand action from our leaders, starting with the President of Kenya, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the Kenya Forestry Service and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, to thoroughly investigate the murder of Joannah Stutchbury.

NEMA Revokes the Environmental Impact Assessment license for KiliAvo Farm

2021-04-28T08:45:46+00:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The National Environment and Management Authority (NEMA) has today revoked the Environmental Impact Assessment license for KiliAvo Farm Fresh Ltd following yesterday’s ruling by the National Environment Tribunal (NET) to throw out the petition to halt NEMA from stopping the farm.

Avocado Farm loses its bid to farm in an Elephant Corridor

2021-04-27T11:38:40+00:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect welcomes the ruling of the National Environment Tribunal today dismissing efforts by Kenyan agricultural company KiliAvo Fresh Ltd to overturn the National Environment and Management Authority’s stop order following a huge outcry from the public and complaints from the Amboseli Land Owners and Conservation Association, and conservation bodies including WildlifeDirect, Big Life Foundation, and The Conservation Alliance of Kenya (CAK).

New Community Marine Protected Area Created in Lamu

2021-01-06T12:10:29+00:00December 11th, 2020|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On December 10, 2020, a unique and special community marine protected area was created in Kinyika, located 17 Kilometers from Lamu Town. Securing Kinyika will protect fish breeding areas thus assuring fisheries livelihoods, education and research opportunities, and the ecotourism potential.