By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, The Standard. Published 6 February 2019. Conservationists have warned that the number of vultures is declining fast. Declining vulture populations have a bearing on human health because the birds of prey act as nature’s undertaker by clearing infected carcasses that can easily spread anthrax, tuberculosis and brucellosis […]
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, Standard Digital. Published 16 June 2018. Pamela Tiren has borne the brunt of human-wildlife conflict. She lives on the shores of Lake Baringo, at Siriangot village and can give details of what a snake bite entails. In 2007, her then three-year-old daughter, Gladys Chesang, was bitten by a snake and has been scarred […]
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.
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 […]