Drought in Kenya reaches Catastrophic levels

2023-12-22T11:27:30+00:00

The drought in Kenya has reached catastrophic levels and there are no signs of it abating. To support the national effort to raise awareness we partnered with Charlie Hamilton-James, a Nat Geo photographer to tell the stories in pictures. These photographs can be distressing so please click on this link if you want to see what we observed in the Kajiado and Amboseli region. We hope that these pictures will influence conversations at the upcoming Biodiversity conference, as well as the new Kenya government policies and regulations.

WildlifeDirect and KBC Wildlife Warriors TV Series Partnership

2021-08-09T10:21:40+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 launches a new comprehensive report on Kenya’s legal response to wildlife, forest and fisheries crimes

2021-06-04T07:02:19+00:00

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.

DRAMATIC WILDLIFE WINNERS – NATURE’S TREASURES PHOTO COMPETITION 

2020-12-22T23:30:49+00:00

The final theme in Season Two of the Wildlife Warriors Nature’s Treasures Photo Competition DRAMATIC WILDLIFE received 154 images from 57 different photographers in Kenya and Uganda. We take this opportunity to say a big thank you to all photographers who shared with us their photos in each category and theme over the past 12 weeks.

Cultivating Wildlife Warriors

2020-03-02T06:39:48+00:00

Historically, most African wildlife films have been produced by Westerners for Western audiences. Paula Kahumbu, a Kenyan wildlife conservationist, is working to change that. She is the CEO of the nonprofit WildlifeDirect, which produces a documentary series featuring African storytellers such as herself telling the stories of African conservation heroes.