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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


 

Improved incomes reduce pressure on natural resources: lessons from the Tana River Delta

In 2011 Nature Kenya, through funding from the United Kingdom Department for International Development (UK Aid), initiated a range of income generating activities aimed at safeguarding ecosystems by enhancing community livelihoods.

 

 

Kenyan conservationist wins 2015 Whitley Gold Award

Kenyan conservationist wins 2015 Whitley Gold Award for his extraordinary work of protecting bees and other pollinators that play a vital role in powering our planet Dr. Dino Martins is the Whitley Award winner and insect conservationist from Kenya.

Communities take on weaving to protect habitats and earn livelihoods

Weaving and leather processing are gaining popularity as nature-based activities among community groups in Taita. The popularity has been occasioned by renewed interest in income generating activities that are conservation friendly. Groups comprising of both men and women around Taita Hills are now engaged in the production of traditional baskets (vidasi), hats, mats and home-made leather products thanks to training they have received on value addition.

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