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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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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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Kenya Vision 2030: Report on Wildlife Migratory Corridors & Dispersal Areas

Kenya Vision 2030: Report on Wildlife Migratory Corridors & Dispersal Areas Kenya Rangelands & Coastal Terrestrial Ecosystems ACC contributed data to this comprehensive report on wildlife dispersal areas and migratory corridors in Kenya’s rangeland and coastal terrestrial ecosystems. It identifies and maps wildlife habitat connectivity and associated conservation issues and concerns. It also recommends strategies […]

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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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