Tribunal Halts Activities at Amboseli Avocado Farm

2021-03-25T09:15:51+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect welcomes a ruling at the National Environmental Tribunal today that ordered all activity to stop at a new avocado farm sited in key wildlife and livestock habitat near Amboseli National Park.   

WildlifeDirect launches a new comprehensive report on Kenya’s legal response to wildlife, forest and fisheries crimes

2021-03-15T06:00:57+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

New Community Marine Protected Area Created in Lamu

2021-01-06T12:10:29+00:00December 11th, 2020|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On December 10, 2020, a unique and special community marine protected area was created in Kinyika, located 17 Kilometers from Lamu Town. Securing Kinyika will protect fish breeding areas thus assuring fisheries livelihoods, education and research opportunities, and the ecotourism potential.

Industrial Farming Threatens Elephants in Wildlife Corridor in Amboseli Ecosystem

2020-10-19T08:13:31+00:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Photographs have emerged of a massive land clearing in preparation for establishment of a commercial avocado farm right inside a recently gazetted and fenced wildlife corridor connecting Amboseli National Park and the Chyullu Hills/Tsavo ecosystem.