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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

Water Towers, Forests and Green Economy: Outcome of the First High Level National Dialogue

Kenya’s five key “water towers” (Mount Kenya, the Aberdare Range, the Mau Forest Complex, Mount Elgon and the Cherangani Hills) are the main water catchments for nearly all the main Kenyan rivers. Deforestation of these water towers deprives the economy of 6 billion shillings annually and threatens more than 70% of the country’s water supply and 50% of its electricity, according to UNEP.

Local communities to have a say in the development of the Tana Delta

Communities living at the Tana River Delta have a reason to smile again, after the High Court awarded them a historic win in a land case. High Court Judge Lady Justice Mumbi Ngugi noted that there was need to have one agency to oversee the development of the Tana River Delta. Judge Ngugi ruled that the short, medium and long range land use development plans for the Tana River Delta will have to be developed with full participation of the communities as well as government agencies and other stakeholders with an interest in the area.

Communities in Dakatcha set aside more than 20,000 acres for Conservation.

Local communities in Dakatcha Woodland have made a landmark decision to set aside 20,051 acres of land for biodiversity conservation.  Dakatcha Woodland Important Bird Area near Malindi is an area of forest, woodland, thicket and seasonal wetlands of global conservation importance. It is thought to be the breeding ground of a rare, endemic and endangered bird, Clarke’s Weaver


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