Team Sayari revealed as title for National Geographic Kids Africa Programme

2022-10-12T13:48:58+00:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Following field production commencing earlier this year, as well as the announcement of the local hosts, The Walt Disney Company Africa, together with its project partners, National Geographic, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and WildlifeDirect have today revealed both the title and the set of the highly anticipated National Geographic Kids programme.

Team Sayari revealed as title for National Geographic Kids Africa Programme

2022-09-02T12:14:22+00:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Following field production commencing earlier this year, as well as the announcement of the local hosts, The Walt Disney Company Africa, together with its project partners, National Geographic, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and WildlifeDirect have today revealed both the title and the set of the highly anticipated National Geographic Kids programme.

WildlifeDirect Joins Dozens of Environmental Experts and Professionals in Calling for MP’s to Reject Proposed Amendment to the Forest Act, 2018

2022-01-25T12:55:14+00:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect is calling on the Members of Parliament and all citizens to say NO to a Bill mooted by the MP for Langata, Mr. Nixon Korir, that proposes to repeal section 34 (2A) of the Forestry Act 2018 that was inserted through the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 2018. The Bill is set for debate in Parliament on 25th January 2022.

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.

WildlifeDirect and KBC Wildlife Warriors TV Series Partnership

2021-06-24T06:19:31+00:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect is thrilled to announce a partnership with Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), the national broadcaster, to air Season One of the Wildlife Warriors TV Series. This partnership will allow viewers from all corners of the country to have access to the show that provides an African perspective on conservation through the stories of Africa’s own conservation heroes, front line soldiers, and cutting edge scientists.

WildlifeDirect CEO, Dr. Paula Kahumbu Named Rolex National Geographic Explorer Of The Year

2021-06-17T09:09:59+00:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect is excited to announce that Dr. Paula Kahumbu has been recognized as the Rolex National Geographic Explorer of the Year for 2021. This prestigious award recognizes the cutting edge work that Dr. Kahumbu has been pioneering for more than a decade at WildlifeDirect. The award was announced today at the National Geographic Explorers Festival, an invite-only event hosted by the National Geographic Society, held on June 15th – 17th, 2021.

Tribunal Halts Activities at Amboseli Avocado Farm

2021-03-25T09:15:51+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect welcomes a ruling at the National Environmental Tribunal today that ordered all activity to stop at a new avocado farm sited in key wildlife and livestock habitat near Amboseli National Park.   

WildlifeDirect launches a new comprehensive report on Kenya’s legal response to wildlife, forest and fisheries crimes

2021-03-15T06:00:57+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect is pleased to release the fourth report on the outcomes of wildlife, forest, and fisheries crime cases in Kenya. This report presents data collected from 4,142 cases. We have been monitoring wildlife crime cases in Kenyan courts since 2013 as a response to the crisis of poaching of elephants and other endangered wildlife.

A Gentle Giant September

2020-10-27T07:14:12+00:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Every Sunday at 5:30 PM EAT on Citizen TV, Kenyans get to see stories and learn about African Wildlife through the My Wild Africa series. In September, Kenyans were introduced to the Western Lowland Gorillas and the gentle giants of Angola.

Cheetah Diaries Season 1 Premiers On Kenyan TV

2020-10-27T08:12:04+00:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, featured|

My Wild Africa series continues to air every Sunday at 5:30 EAT on Citizen TV showcasing wildlife documentaries filmed in Africa. In August, viewers had an opportunity to learn about the African cats including the fastest land animal featured in the Cheetah Diaries. This series chronicles the lives of cheetahs, serval cats and caracals at the Cheetah Outreach Centre located just outside Cape Town, South Africa.