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Bucking the Dismal Decline in Wildlife: Amboseli Numbers are Going Up

By David Western and Victor N. Mose | Amboseli Conservation Program (ACP)
Amboseli Conservation Program’s five decades of continuous monitoring the Amboseli region shows an astonishing turnaround for wildlife after years of decline. Many species are now more abundant than forty-five years ago, a remarkable contrast to the rapid losses across Africa and around the world.

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Swara: A Review of the Nairobi National Park Plan 2020-2030

By David Western
Restoration calls for good science to guide management. Nairobi National Park (NNP) was gazetted as Kenya’s first park in 1946, a far less populous era. In 1967, as a graduate student at the University of Nairobi, I watched the wealth of plains animals move from the short-cropped plains into the valleys and swamps as the season hardened, tracked by lions and cheetahs. A wildlife spectacle, the park gave tourists their first views of lions, cheetahs, giraffes, buffalos and rhinos.

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International Day for Biological Diversity

To celebrate this day and our mission that is focused on conserving biodiversity in East Africa, we hope you enjoy this short video message by African Conservation Centre executive director, Lucy Waruingi. She encourages us all to reflect on our personal practices that may impact biodiversity and to invest in solutions that increase biodiversity for the benefit of all. Will you invest in ACC today?

 

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News From the Field – April 2020

Read this season's stories: ACC Hosts Linear Infrastructure Workshop; Training Teachers to be Conservation Patrons; Women in Conservation Fund; Students Plant Trees to Express Love for the Environment on Valentine’s Day & ACC Develops New Strategic Plan

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News From the Field — October 2019

Advising on international policy to protect endangered giraffes, working with communities to fight the climate crisis and enhance food and water security, and conserving biodiversity by restoring degraded landscapes are just a few of ACC’s recent activities!

 

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