By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, The Standard. Published Tue, January 9th 2018. Deep in the heart of Mau Forest Complex lies Napuiyapi swamp, one of the ecosystems that supports renowned lakes and rivers. Napuiyapi, in the local Ogiek dialect, refers to a place that holds a lot of water and is often considered […]
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Journalism Fellow, in The Standard Published 4 January 2018 A tombstone marking the final resting place of a 12-month pregnant rhino felled by poachers stands conspicuously amid 15 others, under a tree at Olpejeta Conservancy in Laikipia County. Ishrini was 20 years old, on the verge of giving […]
By Evelyn Makena, Giants Club African Conservation Journalism Fellow, in People Daily Published 2 January 2018 Rickshaws or tuk tuks as they are commonly known locally, have become a popular means of transport. The means of transport, which is mainly preferred for its ability to navigate traffic faster, however, contributes to noise and air pollution.
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Journalism Fellow, in The Standard Published 28 December 2018 Two of Kenya’s major hartebeest species are threatened with extinction as a result of habitat destruction, diseases and hunting.
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Journalism Fellow, in The Standard Published 28 December 2017 Overgrazing, climate change and invasive plant species have been cited as the causes of depletion of wetlands.