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Sept. 2020 News From the Field — Resilience & Building Back Better With Your Help

Sept. 2020 News From the Field — Organizational Resilience, Adaptive Leadership & Designing a Green Economy In this newsletter, we share COVID impacts on Kenya, what we’ve learned about resilience and how we envision building back better with your crucial support. We hope you enjoy our stories from the field below including features on organizational resilience, adaptive leadership, and designing a green economy. The assistance of our international network of supporters has contributed so much to conserving wildlife, restoring ecosystems, community empowerment, education and influencing governmental policies in Kenya. We are truly grateful for your support!

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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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