Mathews Range and the sky forests

Above: Elephants on Mathews Range. Facebook: Kitich Forest Camp Part 3 of 3 Protecting Forests “If you want to protect the forest, you have to understand what you are protecting and how it works,” states Borghesio. Fencing off national parks and reserves is an over-simplification to protecting forests. “It’s not enough. Wildlife is driven by […]

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Mathew’s Range …

Above: Island forests on Mathews Range in the drylands of northern Kenya. Copyright Luca Borghesio Part 2 of 3 A little-known mountain range with one of the least disturbed forests in north Kenya makes for exciting long term research in forest dynamics Dynamics of the Forest “People tend to think of forests as never changing,” […]

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Mathew’s Range: A little-known mountain range with one of the least disturbed forests in north Kenya makes for exciting long term research in forest dynamics

Above: Dry lower slopes of Mathews Range From the archives: 6 September 2013 Published: in The East African Nation newspaper Part 1 of 3 September 1887. Count Teleki and Captain Ludwig von Hoehnel left Ngong near what is today Nairobi to trek across northern Kenya in search of a huge lake. The local Samburu called […]

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