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News From the Field — October 2019

OCTOBER 2019 Biodiversity Conservation & Climate Resilience Dear Friends of ACC & ACC-US 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! To support some of these […]

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RFP: Black Rhino Research Fellowship with The Grumeti Fund

Black Rhino Research Fellowship — RFP The Eastern black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis michaeli) is a critically endangered subspecies restricted to Tanzania, Kenya, and Rwanda. Prior to extensive poaching between 1977-1978, the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem was estimated to contain between four to five hundred individuals, of which more than 70% were estimated to reside in Serengeti National Park […]

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News From the Field — April 2019

APRIL 2019 Partnerships for a Sustainable Future Dear Friends of ACC & ACC-US African Conservation Centre (ACC) approaches conservation from many angles and with many partners—from helping to bring together diverse groups of people to find sustainable solutions to Kenya’s changing landscape, to engaging children in learning about their environment and interpreting it in new […]

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Seeking Education Outreach Officer for EU-ACC Connekt Project

ADVERT: Education Outreach Officer The African Conservation Centre (ACC) in Kenya aims to conserve biodiversity in East Africa and beyond through the collaborative application of scientific and indigenous knowledge, improved livelihoods and good governance through development of local institutions. ACC is in partnership with Oikos EA in Tanzania for a trans-border project entitled CONNEKT Greater […]

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Kenya’s Wildlife: A Success Story Still in the Making?

On February 21, 2019 African Conservation Centre (ACC) founder and Chairman, Dr. David Western, gave a public lecture at the National Museums of Kenya. His lecture, titled “Kenya’s Wildlife: A Success Story Still in the Making?” focused on the journey of conservation in Kenya.

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News From the Field — Fall 2018

News From the Field FALL 2018 Dear Friends of ACC & ACC-US For more than 25 years, ACC has worked directly with communities – learning from them and sharing with them to conserve biodiversity. We believe local people are the most important stewards of the wildlife, land, water and their own livelihoods. Living with wildlife […]

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From Africa to Montana, Western works to keep wildlife and people together

David Western has spent 40 years negotiating ways that livestock owners, tourism businesses and national park managers can co-exist and resolve wildlife issues. “If elephants used as much energy as we humans do, they would have de-vegetated the planet,” Western said during a visit to Missoula from Kenya. Article by Bob Chaney | Photo by […]

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News From the Field — Summer 2018

Amboseli National Park, Kenya; Photo by Harshil Gudka News From the Field SUMMER 2018 Greetings from ACC & ACC-US! Kenya has finally made it through the long-rainy season which began in March. The much needed rains have nourished the land, bringing water for people, vegetation, wildlife and livestock. After a sustained drought, we are grateful […]

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