Captivating the Wild: Team Sayari “Nature Positive Kids Outreach” Program Inspires Children to Conserve Wildlife and the Environment

2024-01-26T06:42:10+00:00January 26th, 2024|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect is proud to announce the launch of the first two episodes of the Team Sayari on National Geographic Africa's official YouTube Channel on the 26th of January to mark this year’s World Environmental Education Day. The episodes will be freely available on the platform and teacher support materials will be provided to integrate these episodes.

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

2023-04-21T04:17:43+00:00April 21st, 2023|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

Team Sayari to Premiere across Africa on 24 September 2022

2022-09-14T09:13:09+00:00September 13th, 2022|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

Production Commences On National Geographic Kids Africa Educational Entertainment Series

2022-09-02T12:13:12+00:00April 20th, 2022|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the lead up to Earth Day 2022, The Walt Disney Company, Wildlife Direct, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of State have announced that production has commenced on the National Geographic Kids Africa educational entertainment series.

WildlifeDirect yesterday launched Season two of the Wildlife Warriors television series

2023-04-21T04:27:48+00:00February 5th, 2022|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect yesterday launched Season two of the Wildlife Warriors television series at the Karen Blixen Coffee Gardens. The 13 part series will premiere on Kenyan television screens via Citizen TV starting this Sunday 6th February 2022 at 5.30 p.m. EAT. Season two of Wildlife Warriors is featuring more than 20 heroines and heroes.

Joint Statement on the Proposed Amendment to Kenya’s Forest Law by the Conservation Sector

2022-01-25T12:33:21+00:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We, the undersigned leading public and private organizations concerned with the conservation and management of forests in Kenya, are alarmed by a decision by the Parliamentary Procedures and House Rules Committee to initiate a move to amend section 34 of the Forest Conservation and Management Act (2016). 

WildlifeDirect Joins Dozens of Environmental Experts and Professionals in Calling for MP’s to Reject Proposed Amendment to the Forest Act, 2018

2022-01-25T12:55:14+00:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect is calling on the Members of Parliament and all citizens to say NO to a Bill mooted by the MP for Langata, Mr. Nixon Korir, that proposes to repeal section 34 (2A) of the Forestry Act 2018 that was inserted through the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 2018. The Bill is set for debate in Parliament on 25th January 2022.

The Walt Disney Company, WildlifeDirect, The U.S. Department Of State, and the U.S. Agency for International Development join forces to develop and launch National Geographic Kids Educational Entertainment programme in Africa

2022-01-02T18:17:48+00:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

At a launch in Nairobi, Kenya today, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and The Walt Disney Company announced that together they will develop and implement educational entertainment and outreach programs in East Africa, in collaboration with local implementing partner WildlifeDirect.

“Engage children, Promote North-South Collaboration and involve communities” identified as priorities for wildlife filmmakers in Africa

2021-11-12T08:41:32+00:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On October 13th and 14th 2021, close to 200 people gathered virtually to discuss how we can accelerate African wildlife filmmaking and storytelling in a two–day event. 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?”.

Conservation and Civil Society Organizations Condemn the Murder of Joannah Stutchbury

2021-07-23T19:10:15+00:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today, we speak as environmentalists, conservationists, civil society organizations and advocates of the earth to demand action from our leaders, starting with the President of Kenya, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the Kenya Forestry Service and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, to thoroughly investigate the murder of Joannah Stutchbury.