In the News

2021-03-17T06:16:02+00:00

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

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.

2021-03-02T11:50:25+00:00

Wildlife Tracks in February

Welcome to our February edition of Wildlife Tracks. This month, we pay tribute to the fallen heroes who dedicated their lives to protecting wildlife. We also share our latest program updates, our Wildlife Warriors TV series updates, local news updates to protect wildlife and their habitats and how you can be part of creating a generation of courageous wildlife warriors.

2021-02-17T09:56:49+00:00

Tribute for Ian Lemaiyan

It is with deep sadness that we share a great loss to Kenya's conservation community of two members of the Kenya Wildlife Service staff aboard an aircraft in Nanyuki in February. Our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of pilot Ian Lemaiyan and John Plimo, the passenger who was with him at the time of the crash.

2021-04-06T09:23:04+00:00

Help us secure the future of wildlife and their habitats

The opportunity for securing wildlife and the migratory corridors is narrowing and now more than ever we need your help. This campaign will help raise public awareness about the importance of these critical migratory paths, encourage public action and set the foundation for talks on the gazettement of wildlife corridors. Give a gift today and help change the future of wildlife for the better.

2021-03-03T13:46:45+00:00

Happy Holidays and a Prosperous 2021

Thank you for standing with us during this year. We are extremely grateful for your support throughout these challenging times. In this edition of Wildlife Tracks, we share with you a sneak peek of what happens behind the scenes of the Wildlife Warriors TV series, films from the ‘My Wild Africa’ series broadcast on Citizen TV in Kenya and the activities carried out by our Education and Outreach team.

2021-03-02T11:33:35+00:00

Highlights from our activities in October

In this edition of Wildlife Tracks, we share highlights from our activities carried out in October. Read about the “My Wild Africa” film series and the virtual experience at this year's Nature, Environment and Wildlife Filmmakers Congress. We also bring to you the results from our weekly photo competition as well as how we marked this year’s World Cities Day.