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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In Search of the Endemic Grauer’s Gorilla in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Above: Approaching Bukavu from Lake Kivu – Copyright Rupi Mangat Published: 6 July 2019 Spending lazy days in Goma with family and discovering Congolese cuisine like the famous fish sambaza and the plaintain lintula, sipping coffee in smart restaurants like Nyumbani for eastern Congo people speak Swahili unlike Kinshasa where Lingala is the lingua franca […]

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Earth – Healing The Rift: A Musical Performance For The Earth

Above: Njemps tribesmen light a ceremonial fire in front of a statue of Buddha at Laikipia Nature Conservancy From the archives 2007 March Our Earth, the only living planet in the galaxy of millions has never received so much attention as it is now.  That it is in dire straits goes without saying.  Climate change […]

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Launch of Kenya Women Birders

A regional entry into the world of birding Published: The East African Nation magazine 20 April 2019 The fastest growing sector in tourism now is birding. With an estimated eight million American bird watchers looking for new vistas to fly to in search of the feathered kind, East Africa is a top destination. Then there […]

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A ‘Selfie’ with Wildlife

Above: Cruel taste – a sloth dressed in pink bow with a tourist. Wath the horrendous clip below on how the sloths are captured and put in sacks to be sold in the tourist trade Published in The East African Nation media December 16, 2017 There’s a right way and the wrong way of doing it…as […]

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