Conservation Successes Amid Economic Challenges

2024-07-12T10:19:47+00:00

As many of you may be aware, Kenya has been in the news as thousands of young people demonstrate against corruption and call for the rejection of the Finance Bill, 2024. Sadly, the government retaliation has been swift and brutal, and several young people have been killed and many injured. We want you to know that we and all our partners are safe.

Local Conservation Filmmaking in Africa is Breaking New Ground

2024-07-12T10:22:56+00:00

We bring you up to date on how local conservation filmmaking in Africa is breaking new ground, offering authentic narratives that have long been overshadowed by foreign content. These films are reshaping perceptions and fostering a deep connection between African children, local communities, and their natural heritage.

Protecting Kenya’s Amboseli Tuskers

2024-07-12T10:21:18+00:00

Kenya's unique giant tusked elephants are being killed, and it's not by poachers for their ivory. This time, it's by licensed hunters in Tanzania after trophies for their mantle pieces. WildilfeDirect is working with over 50 other conservation organizations to call on the Tanzanian President, H.E Suluhu, to ban the hunting of elephants in an area of northern Tanzania that the Amboseli elephants frequent.

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

2024-07-12T10:17:56+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!

2024-07-12T10:10:35+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

2024-05-08T02:09:39+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.

Team Sayari Premieres Across Africa on 24 September 2022

2024-03-18T16:52:37+00:00

Following the recent announcement of title of the series, The Walt Disney Company Africa, together with its project partners, National Geographic, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and WildlifeDirect have today revealed that the highly anticipated National Geographic Kids programme, Team Sayari, will air each Saturday on National Geographic Wild (DStv 182, Starsat 221) at 13:00 (CAT) from 24 September 2022.