By Dan Kaburu, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, K24tv. Published 13 June 2018. The elephant conservation family in Kenya is currently celebrating a first in the last 38 years.
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 14 June 2018. The hirola population has continued to shrink despite efforts by conservationists to save the world’s rarest antelope. Hirolas, which are found only in Kenya and Somalia, and which are considered the world’s most endangered antelopes, have been plagued by disease and habitat loss.
Published Date June 2018 Author(s) Space for Giants Full Paper: 2017 Annual Report (opens in new window) Space for Giants grew significantly in 2017, in terms of the work we do on the ground, and the support we call on to accelerate the impact of that work. Uganda’s protected areas were heading for major new conservation-compatible investment, following […]
By Jeckonia Otieno, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 9 June 2018. Mara River makes a majestic flow down from the Mau. It is full of life. The river is one of the major drivers of tourism in Kenya, not just through the wildlife it supports but also the spectacular wildebeest migration, which […]
By Evelyne Makena, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Mediamax. Published 29 May 2018. Vultures are often viewed with contempt. Bald headed and with repulsive eating habits, vultures have earned a reputation as unattractive and a less endearing bird species. Yet, these birds of prey play a critical role of cleaning up the ecosystem and preventing spread of […]
By Janet Murikira, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Baraka FM Mombasa. Published 18 May 2018. Kilifi, KENYA: For years, Dickson Mbogo’s main source of income was the illegal cutting down of trees at the once vast Arabuko Sokoke forest, which would mostly end up in a Tom and Jerry chase like game with the Kenya Forest […]
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, The Standard. Published 26 May 2018. Two chimpanzees rescued from smugglers in Guinea Bissau have been taken to a rescue centre in Nanyuki. The apes, which were victims of the illegal wildlife trade in exotic animals in the west African nation, will join 36 other chimpanzees seeking refuge […]
By Evelyne Makena, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, People Daily. Published 15 May 2018. In the southern reaches of Laikipia County, along the banks of Ewaso Nyiro River and within the pristine expanse of 90,000 acre Ol Pejeta conservancy, there is a small, unassuming tented camp. A cluster of desert brown tents tucked within green […]
By Evelyn Makena, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, People Daily. Published 1 April 2018. A camera follows Omar Ibrahim through a winding alley lined with shanty structures. The neighbourhood, which bears broken sewer lines, heaps of garbage and a murky river flowing through it, is the only home Omar has known his entire life. “When […]
By Janet Murikira, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Baraka FM. Published 3 May 2018. Kwale,KENYA: A whale shark philanthropist in Diani has adopted the worldwide used NASA algorithm like technology to help in tracking Whale sharks spotted along the Kenyan coast. Whale shark patterns are unique to each and every creature just like fingerprints. According to […]