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Nature Kenya—the East Africa Natural History Society (EANHS)—is Africa’s oldest environmental Society. It was established in 1909 to promote the study and conservation of nature in eastern Africa. Nature Kenya mission is  to  "connect nature and people" to take action for biodiversity conservation. ………..read more



Birdlife in Boni-Dodori

The bird is all red – from beak to tail. In the afternoon sunlight it seems to glow as it displays below its woven nest.  That is the Red-headed Weaver found in the extreme eastern corner of Kenya, including the Boni and Dodori National Reserves and the Awer Community Conservancy between them.

Mombasa Butterfly House: tourist attraction and community marketplace

The Mombasa Butterfly House is now fully operational. It offers visitors an unforgettable experience of seeing colourful tropical butterflies at close range. It also provides an opportunity to learn more about biodiversity and its importance to local communities.

The Butterfly House is Located within the grounds of Fort Jesus, a famous historical National Monument, it has on display butterflies that have been purchased from community groups living adjacent to key coastal forests, including the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest.  The communities breed the butterflies as an alternative to forest use. Proceeds from ticket sales at the butterfly house directly support local livelihoods

Community Forest Management takes shape in Nandi

Communities living adjacent to South and North Nandi forests have now assumed an active role in conservation of these forests following the recent signing of forest management agreements.

 

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