We are super excited to share with you our latest news on a historic partnership and project. On the 17th of November, WildlifeDirect signed an agreement with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Walt Disney Company to produce a new nature television series with community outreach programs in Africa. The series will be called National Geographic Kids Africa.
Help Us Respond To Kenya’s Devastating DroughtVictoria Wangui2022-01-02T18:07:51+00:00
WildlifeDirect is supporting communities and wildlife affected by the drought. Please donate now to help us alleviate the suffering to people, livestock and wildlife. We will get the money to our partners on the ground to pay for water and hay to keep people, livestock and wildlife alive through this devastating drought.
Protecting Kenyan Nature DefendersVictoria Wangui2021-11-30T12:51:49+00:00
On 26th October 2021, the Cabinet Secretary of Environment and Forestry, Hon. Keriako Tobiko exposed the names of grabbers of Kiambu Forest – these are the people who Joannah fought against and who probably killed her for it.
Films For African WildlifeVictoria Wangui2021-11-30T12:38:44+00:00
Thank you to everyone who joined the energetic team of 200 people who gathered virtually to discuss how we can accelerate African filmmaking and storytelling to save wildlife. The Open Space Technology (OST) event attracted participants from over 40 countries in response to the question “Africans at the heart of African wildlife filmmaking and storytelling to conserve Africa’s spectacular wild heritage. How can we make it happen?”
Join Us In Making DifferenceVictoria Wangui2021-11-30T13:08:26+00:00
Africa’s wildlife is in trouble. Many species are declining towards extinction. If we do not halt these declines, we will lose many of our iconic species. We can make a big difference by simply inspiring people to care.
Celebrating World Rhino DayVictoria Wangui2021-11-02T16:02:03+00:00
On 22nd September, we celebrated World Rhino Day with forty-three students and two teachers from St Charles Lwanga Primary School in Nairobi with a day at Nairobi National Park.
A BioBlitz At The British High Commissioner To Kenya ResidenceVictoria Wangui2021-11-02T15:51:05+00:00
On a chilly Friday morning on 3rd September, WildlifeDirect held its first BioBlitz event in Nairobi, in the garden of H.E. Ms Jane Marriott, British High Commissioner to Kenya.
Climate Solutions: Wildlife ConservationVictoria Wangui2021-11-02T02:48:31+00:00
On 22nd September, renowned primatologist and environmental activist Dr Jane Goodall, and our CEO, Dr Paula Kahumbu, discussed how wildlife conservation is a solution to the climate crisis during an interview with The Washington Post Live hosted by Libby Casey.
Empowered kids are restoring natureVictoria Wangui2021-10-06T09:35:16+00:00
On June 5th, World Environment Day, WildlifeDirect launched the Wildlife Warriors Kids ‘Restoring Nature Challenge’ in partnership with Mpala Research Centre. Two schools won seed funding of Ksh 100,000 ($1,000), two won Ksh 75,000 ($750), and four won Ksh 50,000 ($500).
Securing migratory corridors and biodiversity for climate stabilityVictoria Wangui2021-10-06T09:35:27+00:00
Migratory corridors promote ecological connectivity, allowing wildlife to migrate between different habitats and ranges in response to seasonal changes in food and water.