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2020-03-24T14:10:59+00:00

Natures Treasures Photo Competition Week One Winners

Winners of Nature in Distress Wildlife Warriors Nature's Treasures Photo Competition. Each week will have a different theme. This week’s theme is Beauty of Biodiversity. Send your submissions (phone and camera photos) to info@wildlifedirect.org (3 images per person only). Junior category is age 15 and below. Entries close on Sunday 29th March at midnight.

2020-03-02T06:46:52+00:00

Fighting for Vultures at hell’s Gate National Park

Recent developments in Kenya’s National Parks are putting endangered species at grave risk. In December 2019, a 48-hour mega music festival was scheduled to take place at Hell's Gate National Park on Valentines' weekend. Numerous bird enthusiasts and experts requested WildlifeDirect to take action to save the only protected breeding colony of the critically endangered Ruppell’s Vulture.

2020-03-20T10:25:18+00:00

Hell’s Gate needs tender loving care – not the Love Festival

Many people are shocked, as I am, by the approval given to hold two large-scale public events in Hell’s Gate National Park later this year. The Koroga Love Festival, on 14–15 February, and the East African leg of the World Rally Championship, programmed for July, will attract thousands of people to the Park for activities that are unconnected with wildlife conservation.