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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


Dakatcha Woodland IBA Forest Rehabilitation

Community groups in Dakatcha Woodland Important Bird Area in Kilifi County have taken the initiative to rehabilitate the forest through tree planting. In December last year, members of Faidika Group, a local community based organization (CBO), planted 1,000 tree seedlings at a designated site within the forest.

“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.


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