Browsing: Conservation

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Greenline Initiative handed over to KWS

Safaricom’s Mpesa Foundation have handed over the historic Nairobi Greenline Initiative to the Kenya Wildlife Service. A public private partnership that brought together industries, conservationists, corporate…

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Lights to deter lions

‘Lion Lights’ are flashing lights set up around a perimeter facing outwards; which are used to scare away lions. The lion lights were devised by young…

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Obama Adds his say on Poaching

US President Obama has joined the battle against wildlife trafficking. He called the poaching of protected species an “international crisis”, which the White House recognised as “a…

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Rhino Poaching Crisis

While Kenya has continued to lose rhinos in some of the best protected areas, the situation is in crisis across the continent. 2012 saw the poaching…

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ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE

An interesting side excursion for Nairobi Tented Camp visitors is a trip to the David Sheldrick elephant orphanage which is at the edge of the Nairobi…