Nature Kenya – the East Africa Natural History Society
Established in 1909 to promote the study and conservation of nature in eastern Africa, Nature Kenya – the East Africa Natural History Society – is Africa’s oldest environmental society. Our mission is to connect people with nature and take action for biodiversity conservation.
“Our work is firmly based on partnership, science and action. We use the best available science to inspire positive action for biodiversity by and for partners – The government, local communities and the private sector. We work with, and for people to improve the quality while conserving nature.”
Dr. Paul Matiku – Executive Director, Nature Kenya
This October, ASITY Madagascar (BirdLife Partner) released the first ever summary report on the state of the country’s bird populations. The publication reveals that many of the island’s birds are in urgent decline – but also points the way towards solutions founded on past successes.
t is with heavy hearts that we honour and say good-bye to Tony Wood, former BirdLife Zimbabwe President and Vice-President. Tony suffered a stroke at home late on Saturday afternoon 11th September and passed away on Sunday 12th September 2021.
When ancient Egyptian artists painted strange but lifelike geese on the side a tomb 4,600 years ago, they could never have expected they would become the subject of rigorous modern scientific study. But are these geese an extinct species, or just a flight of artistic fancy? We ask the experts.