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A global coalition of unlikely partners is giving new life to the fight against elephant poaching.
Continue reading "Can We Win the Ivory Wars? 4 Hopeful Signs"
The Maasai have been grazing their cattle here for centuries. Beatrice Lempaira wants to make sure their way of life can continue.
Continue reading "Gender, Climate Change and Livestock Management on the East African Plains"
CI’s Indigenous Advisory Group members advocate for indigenous voices to be incorporated into international decision-making processes.
Continue reading "Indigenous Leaders Call for Greater Respect for their Rights"
Knowledge passed down through many generations offers valuable insights for climate change adaptation.
Continue reading "Indigenous Fellowship Promotes Sharing of Traditional Knowledge"
Unless we invest in sustainability, increasing crop yields will not guarantee long-term gains for smallholder farmers.
Continue reading "Why Africa Needs Agricultural Monitoring: One Kenyan’s View"
Today the conservation movement lost a great hero and visionary with the passing of Africa’s first woman Nobel Peace Prize
Continue reading "Remembering Wangari Maathai"
As drought and famine threaten millions of lives in the horn of Africa, global food security — or rather insecurity
Continue reading "So Many People, So Little Land"
How do you stop a herd of wildebeest? According to many international conservationists, the answer is: build a road. The
Continue reading "Serengeti Highway Must Balance Development with Conservation"
Greetings from Kenya! I have good news: I saw baby elephants two days ago! Just kidding…well, I actually did, but
Continue reading "At CBD Meeting, Nonprofits Make United Call for Action for Species"
I’m here in Nairobi attending the technical meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) known as SBSTTA. The big
Continue reading "In Kenya, CBD Discussions Center on Japan"