All posts tagged kenya
Ramsar is a convention “that embodies the commitments of its member countries to maintain the ecological character of their Wetlands of International Importance and to plan for the “wise use”, or sustainable use, of all of the wetlands in their territories” [Ramsar website]. What Ramsar is not is a Treaty that can legally enforce its members to protect designated sites. Were Ramsar able to do that there would be no question of building an airport anywhere near the Thames Estuary and Marshes SPA and Ramsar site, or buildig a barrage that would irrevocably change the character of the Severn Estuary.
One of the most rewarding conservation initiatives I’ve been involved with in recent years is supporting the efforts of members of the 'Friends of Kinangop Plateau' (FOKP) to
Update from Samuel Bakari: May 2012
As the rains impound in Kinangop, as it is happening in other parts of Kenya, the farmers are consecutively trying to earn a
Quarterly Report January- April 2012
National Museums of Kenya, Zoology Department and Friends of Kinangop Plateau (FOKP)
David Fox, Luca Borghesio Dr.
Yesterday I posted an update on the massive development threats to Kenya's Tana River Delta, often described as Africa's second Okavango. One of the most important wetlands in
Back in mid-June I uploaded a podcast with Helen Byron, the RSPB's Senior International Site Casework Officer about the hugely important campaign to protect the Tana River
A conversation with Helen Byron, the RSPB's Senior International Site Casework Officer about the hugely important campaign to protect the Tana River Delta in Kenya (feature photo of
Talking Naturally is delighted to post an article by renowned birder, conservationist, and writer James Wolstencroft (see http://birds.intanzania.com/) on Africa's cisticolas. James is a consistently interesting voice,