To support our growing network of Wildlife Warriors Kids clubs in schools across the nation, we need effective teachers. That’s why we hold exciting wilderness-based teachers conventions.
Changing the NarrativeVictoria Wangui2021-10-06T09:35:43+00:00
We have been the only Africans making wildlife documentaries in Africa for some time, but we are changing this through new partnerships that will catalyze the industry. In July, WildlifeDirect received a special package, a RED Komodo camera from Red Digital Cinema in the USA. We thank Brian Henderson, the Director Global Business Development at RED for making this possible. This is one of the most sought after cameras in the wildlife film industry and is an essential part of our filming toolkit.
Seeking justice for wildlife, nature and peopleVictoria Wangui2021-08-31T12:34:07+00:00
This has been one of the most painful months in all of our 17 years of existence. We have been grieving the loss of one of Kenya’s best known environmental defenders, Joannah Stutchbury, who was gunned down by assailants as she returned home from grocery shopping.
Latest Updates in JuneVictoria Wangui2021-08-31T12:06:02+00:00
Welcome to our June edition of Wildlife Tracks. In this edition, we highlight the activities carried out by our team as well as the fantastic news about Dr. Paula Kahumbu being named the Rolex National Geographic Explorer of the Year for 2021.
WildlifeDirect and KBC Wildlife Warriors TV Series PartnershipVictoria Wangui2021-08-09T10:21:40+00:00
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 YearVictoria Wangui2021-08-09T06:12:32+00:00
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.
WildlifeDirect Launches Wildlife Warriors Kids Restoring Nature ChallengeVictoria Wangui2021-08-07T13:00:10+00:00
WildlifeDirect is marking this year’s World Environment Day by launching the Wildlife Warriors Kids Restoring Nature Challenge in partnership with Mpala Research Centre. The Challenge is targeting public and community primary schools in Kenya. Every year on June 5th the world celebrates World Environment Day; a United Nations day set aside to create awareness and take actions that protect the environment.
Saving Africa’s wildlife and wild placesVictoria Wangui2021-06-30T17:02:46+00:00
Welcome to our May edition of Wildlife Tracks. In this edition, we share with you exciting news about Dr. Paula Kahumbu winning the prestigious Whitley Gold Award which will elevate the important work that we are doing at WildlifeDirect to save Africa’s wildlife and wild places. We also give you highlights from the first Wildlife Warriors Teachers Convention that brought together 17 teachers from different schools in Kenya to Kajiado County.
Wildlife Warriors Kids Teachers ConventionVictoria Wangui2021-07-16T06:15:55+00:00
In May, WildlifeDirect launched the first Wildlife Warriors Kids Clubs Teachers Convention for 17 teachers at the Chyulu Wilderness Camp in Kajiado County. The goal of the Teachers Convention was to consolidate the lessons learned from experiences with the existing network of the Wildlife Warrior Kids clubs and lay the groundwork for the expansion of the network in consecutive years.
BREAKTHROUGH For Amboseli ElephantsVictoria Wangui2021-06-17T08:49:55+00:00
It was great news for the Amboseli Elephants on March 23rd, 2021 when a ruling at the National Environmental Tribunal ordered all activity to stop at the avocado farm.