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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


 

“Our people are prepared to protect the forest and its elephants”

“Our people are prepared to protect the forest and its elephants,” said Mr. Charo Ngumbao, the chairman of the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Adjacent Dwellers Association. The association comprises of communities that live next to the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest. Mr. Ngumbao noted that the community was eager to be involved in conservation activities and that all was needed was for them to be made aware on how to go about it.

Mass Migration

East Africa is famous for the wildebeest migration, but other mass migrations can also be awesome. At the Coast, I have been fortunate to witness the migration of tiny isopods, less than one centimeter in length. These creatures are crustaceans, related to the crabs and prawns, but living on land.

Unusual sightings near Boni National Reserve

Boni and Dodori National Reserves in the far east of Kenya, and Boni and Lunghi forests between them, are little-explored but biodiversity-rich. A team from National Museums of Kenya and Nature Kenya carried out a brief bird survey in the area last month. Exciting sightings included mammals such as the endangered Aders’s Duiker and newly found Sengi (Elephant-shrew). Several birds were range extensions, and one bush shrike could not be identified from the guide books

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