Unveiling of Prince Hussain Aga Khan’s ‘Fragile Beauty’ Exhibition

2024-03-18T17:13:51+00:00

In this edition of Wildlife Tracks, we delve into the unveiling of Prince Hussain Aga Khan's "Fragile Beauty" marine photo exhibition, offering a glimpse into the breathtaking world beneath the waves. Additionally, we explore insightful panel discussions addressing the urgent need for mitigating the triple planetary crisis and the profound impact of Nature Storytelling in fostering conservation efforts.

Ending the Year Strong!

2023-12-22T12:09:53+00:00

As we bid farewell to 2023, WildlifeDirect celebrates a year of remarkable achievements and impactful milestones. Our dedicated team has spearheaded groundbreaking initiatives that defined our success. The Safari Storylab emerged triumphantly, fostering a new era of storytelling to amplify the African voices of wildlife and conservation.

WildlifeDirect Rolls Out Team Sayari “Nature Positive Kids” Outreach Program

2023-04-21T04:30:01+00:00

WildlifeDirect, a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of Africa's wildlife, is pleased to announce the roll out of its new Nature Positive Kids Outreach Program which is an extension of the National Geographic’s Team Sayari educational entertainment Program. Team Sayari, a collaboration between the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), The Walt Disney Company Africa and Wildlife Direct, saw a 20-part television series being aired across Africa on National Geographic Wild and Disney Channel.

Hit the Ground Running with WildlifeDirect

2024-03-18T17:14:43+00:00

We're thrilled to be back and to bring you the latest updates from our film, conservation, education and outreach programs. This year, we have an exciting line-up of new initiatives that we're confident will transform and catalyze the wildlife film making industry in Africa and leave a lasting impact on wildlife conservation. Stay tuned for our upcoming wildlife films and much more, as we continue to work towards preserving the beauty of our planet for future generations.

WildlifeDirect CEO, Dr. Paula Kahumbu Named Rolex National Geographic Explorer Of The Year

2021-08-09T06:12:32+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 opposes the reversal of the Hunting Ban in Botswana

2019-09-09T16:18:41+00:00

WildlifeDirect does not support the reversal of the Hunting ban in Botswana though we recognize that it is their sovereign right to manage elephants domestically. Recent policies by the former Botswana President, Ian Khama gave Botswana enormous global recognition and applause. But the current President, Mokgweetsi Masisi is aggressively rolling back Khama’s policies.