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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 — 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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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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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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