Wildlife Warriors – African made films shine a light on conservation success stories Written by Dr. Paula Kahumu, CEO of WildlifeDirect and producer and presenter of Wildlife Warriors Wildlife Warriors breaks new ground as the first TV wildlife documentary series made by Africans, about Africans and for Africans. Our goal is to shine a light on Africa’s unsung conservation heroes to inspire a new generation of conservationists to follow their example. The series is the brainchild of my organization, Kenya-based WildlifeDirect. Season 1 featured 14 amazing heroines and heroes working [...]
My time at the Wildlife Warriors Field Lab Working in the field lab has provided me with numerous connections, opportunities to better myself, and a wealth of new experiences. One of the highlights of visiting many different places is getting to form connections with a wide variety of people, and working as an intern at the field lab has given me the opportunity to do just that. There was a large gap in age between my coworkers at the lab and I. While this gap in age initially took some getting [...]
Wildlife Warriors Kids Restoration Challenge Introduction The vitality and diversity of Earth’s ecosystems are the basis of human prosperity and well-being. Yet we are degrading these precious resources in alarming ways. The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration is an opportunity to help turn the tide and give people and nature a sustainable future. Sunday, June 5th is World Environment Day and this year’s theme is #OnlyOneEarth. It calls for collective, transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, protect and restore our planet. WildlifeDirect is thrilled to announce the launch of [...]
Spotlight on Hans Ngoteya May 1st 2022 Hans Cosmas Ngoteya is a conservationist from Tanzania, a National Geographic Explorer, an expedition expert, and a professional in wildlife photography and filming. He is a co-founder of Ngoteya Wild, a Tanzanian wildlife and conservation storytelling company where he works as a director and documentary cinematographer. He has worked with local and international organizations to tell impactful stories about their work and with NHK Wild Japan to produce a wildlife behavior documentary in the Serengeti. Also he is a co-founder of Tanzania Wildlife [...]
My Wild Africa series was screened every Sunday at 5:30 EAT on Citizen TV showcasing wildlife documentaries filmed in Africa. In May of 2021, viewers had an opportunity to learn about African wildlife including lions, lizards, giraffes, ostriches, elephants and gorillas. We are grateful to Off the Fence, Citizen TV and WWF-Kenya who have made this series possible. If you would like your film to be featured on My Wild Africa, reach out to Victoria Wangui at email@example.com.
WildifeDirect through the My Wild Africa series continues to bring wildlife documentary to close to half a million viewers in Kenya every Sunday at 5:30 PM EAT on Citizen TV Kenya. In March, viewers followed a captivating film about a pride of lions facing an upheaval that threatens their survival, went through a spine-chilling film narrated through the eyes of a baboon, dived with crocodiles to learn about their behaviour, discovered how wildlife survive in the scorching temperatures of the Namib Desert and witnessed the life journey of elephants as narrated by award-winning filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert in the Soul of The Elephant.
Every Sunday at 5:30 PM EAT on Kenya’s popular broadcasting channel Citizen TV airs wildlife documentaries anticipated by viewers across the country. The My Wild Africa series by WildlifeDirect and Wildlife Warriors TV brings high-quality wildlife documentaries produced in Africa. In February, Kenyans followed the lives of cheetahs in training to be ambassador animals of their species in the third season of cheetah diaries.
My Wild Africa series continues to bring wildlife documentary films to viewers in Kenya every Sunday at 5:30 PM EAT on Citizen TV Kenya. In January, viewers had the chance to follow the dramatic saga of three lion families linked together by a strange, beautiful oasis called the Glade in Tanzania' Ruaha National Park. The Lions Rule’ explored the unusual animal behaviour where lions lay down with baboons, lions kill giraffes, giraffes mourn their dead and buffaloes fight back.