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Essays & World Wildlife Day.

Posted by in Kenya Wildlife Service, World Wildlife Day

In honor of World Wildlife Day and the Kenya Wildlife Service, I will be posting some of the essays from our Wildlife Conservation Student Group project in Kajiado, Kenya. The first essay is included below and is written by two of our Year 10 students. I am so inspired and moved by these words. There is such hope for the future with these children’s voices reaching out into the world today. SAVE THEM, SAVE OUR FUTURE. An Essay by Wanderi Kariuki (16 years) & Ivy Chebet (15 years) Whenever one…read more

Edward Norton Says No to Ivory.

Posted by in Conservation, Elephants, Kenya, Poaching, Wildlife

Great awareness via a new WildAid public service campaign shot yesterday in NYC. The Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust, the Maasai, and Kenya’s elephants all will benefit from the reach of the upcoming public service messages. Thank you Edward! “International film star and renowned conservationist Edward Norton filmed two public service announcements on the illegal ivory trade in New York City yesterday. The messages will be part of the “Say No To Ivory” campaign launched earlier this year by WildAid and Save the Elephants. Norton, President of the US Board for…read more

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Burn Baby Burn.

Posted by in Conservation, Kenya, Uncategorized

The U.S. is scheduled to crush its ivory stockpile on October 8, 2013, four days after The International March for Elephants takes place around the world on October 4 and the timing couldn’t be better. The march intends to generate awareness internationally about the potential extinction of these animals by 2025 due to sanctioned ivory sales, illegal poaching and wildlife trafficking. Strategically, the U.S. is set to get some nice branding “mileage” here as a leader in this effort just by crushing the stockpile right on the heels of this…read more

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