Navigation Menu

Elizabeth Wainwright at Kinga Animal Advocacy

Amboseli Dust.

Posted by in Uncategorized

Kenyan elephants are not only endangered by poachers, but by the tourist and wildlife management industries as well. “I was very upset with the behavior of many guides, speeding on the road, racing to get in front of the Elephants, sometimes even blocking them completely and upsetting them. I feel that a lot of improvement must occur in the whole Kenyan guiding policy and system as it is not possible having to constantly tolerate such ruthless and disrespectful behavior towards animals and other visitors. I also don’t understand why KWS…read more

0

Dirty Work.

Posted by in Uncategorized

Fake lease agreements, children doing dirty work, armed herders, and illegal grazing in a protected ecosystem. The pressure is on. http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/?articleID=2000091581&story_title=kws-arrests-suspected-illegal-herders-in-crackdown

0

An Invitation to Dinner.

Posted by in Uncategorized

Improved surveillance around national parks and game reserves with an increase in the latest equipment and technology for security agencies. Large donations of communications equipment to enhance security within these regions. In exchange, financing for increased geothermal power generation and perhaps railroad development.    An increase in coffee, tea, pyrethrum trade into China. It might seem more strategic to lean on countries other than China for this type of investment and economic exchange – specifically ones without ivory carving factories overseen or approved by its government. And, what better way to understand…read more

0

National Interests.

Posted by in Uncategorized

One must question what the concerns of China might be. “…reports of the involvement of organized militia and terrorist groups in elephant poaching are highly troubling and could fuel instability and undermine regional security. This concerns the national interest of many countries including China.” http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/806210.shtml#.UhtEEdJJOSo

0

Heartbroken.

Posted by in Uncategorized

And then there is such sadness when nature plays its part. Little Ajabu, you were so loved. Rescued on the day you were born, I am so grateful to have come to know you, your story and assist with your care. Thank you David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust for all that you administer to those like Ajabu who are orphaned as a result of human hands, circumstance or the creator itself. It is touching that such a small life can have a profound effect on many. Little one, you are now…read more

0
Follow

Get every new post on this blog delivered to your Inbox.

Join other followers: