It is with great sadness we announce that a young male lion was shot dead recently in Samburu, northern Kenya.
We have been unable to confirm the identity of the lion but suspect that it is Loiwotwa, a young nomadic male we have been monitoring for the last three years.
Our team continues to patrol the area together with conservancy rangers. We are grateful to everyone for the support during what has been a challenging time for our team.
On this World Wildlife Day, we are very pleased to announce that our own resident artist and scholar, Samon Lerosion, has been picked to be part of the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife.
In September, Samson will travel to South Africa to join 33 other inspiring young people from around the world to engage in skill building workshops, and explore conservation and wildlife welfare issues, including the impact of wildlife trade. They will convene just days before the 17th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
Samson and the other delegates were selected from nearly 1,000 applicants, who exemplify a commitment in keeping with this year’s World Wildlife Day theme: “The Future of Wildlif...