Chege Amos trains Kenyan wildlife rangers how to use the latest tech to record their patrols. Analysis of this data helps managers make better conservation decisions, he says In all my years working in conservation in Kenya, I never thought that I would be a part of something that could revolutionise the way we decide […]
Space for Giants’ Director of Wildlife Justice Shamini Jayanathan argues that the illegal wildlife trade thrives with lack of transparency in international export business Anyone in Kenya who does business outside the country, especially with American, British, or European customers, will be familiar with the three letters KYC. Standing for ‘Know Your Customer’, this is […]
Space for Giants’ communication team, with its extensive connections to Africa’s leading news houses, led the communications and PR strategy for The Paradise Foundation’s recent African Ranger Awards. Working closely with Paradise’s own media team, Space for Giants alerted reporters to the event and helped arrange extensive news coverage. Reports appeared in international outlets like […]
By Caroline Chebet (Giants Club African Conservation Fellow) and Julius Chepwony, Standard Digital. Published 28 July 2018. Martha Kibilion, 63, stares at her swollen sweaty foot that is slowly rotting because of a wound she developed on her sole more than 20 years ago. She sustained the injury after she was pricked by mathenge, a […]
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 27 July 2018. A project that converts human waste into fuel has been shortlisted in an international innovation competition.
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 27 July 2018. A caretaker of the endangered Northern white rhino and a ranger trampled to death by an elephant will be among those feted for their work in conservation.
By Dan Kaburu, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Media Max. Published 27 July 2018. Locals worried as one of world’s largest soda ash producer dries up as soil washes to the water body
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 23 July 2018. A deadly disease is threatening to wipe out frogs and toads, a new report has shown. The report, published on nature.com, shows Chytridiomycosis, a fatal fungal disease, as responsible for the continuous decline in the population of the amphibians worldwide.
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 17 July 2018. Wildlife conservationists have termed the death of eight rhinos at Tsavo National Park a drawback to the conservation of the endangered animals. The eight black rhinos were moved to Tsavo National Park from Nakuru and Nairobi national parks early this month.
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 23 July 2018. Fire in Serengeti has delayed annual spectacular wildebeest migration between Serengeti National Park and Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Tourists and guides visiting the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem have reported seeing billows of smoke and fire around the Serengeti in the northern parts of […]