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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


 

Why plant papyrus?

These were some of the questions raised by participants at the start of a sensitization workshop on habitat restoration through planting papyrus organized by Nature Kenya in Siaya County in February 2016. Kenya Forest Service (KFS) officers facilitated workshop sessions, taking participants through a step by step methodology of planting papyrus. By the end of the workshop, participants had understood the importance of planting papyrus and agreed on a strategy for planting. They also developed an action plan for planting papyrus, with the Yala Ecosystem Site Support Group (SSG) taking the lead.

Kenya wins Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence

Kenya’s Tana River Delta Land Use Plan (LUP) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) have won a prestigious international award for planning excellence.

Last chance to save the Taita Apalis from extinction

The Taita Apalis (Apalis fuscigularis), is the most endangered bird in Kenya and one of the rarest bird in the world. Indeed, without swift action, the Taita Apalis is predicted to be extinct within 10 years. It is confined to some of the small fragments of forest in the Taita Hills in southeastern Kenya. 

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