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Lokichar – Lamu Crude Oil Pipeline And Lappset ESIA Sends Out Alarm Bells!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cBsQaBGBag5QqdLdwa-IB8Wr2st3Uwy2/view We are faced with one of the most significant national infrastructure projects, on a scale greater than the SGR. The LAPPSET corridor will affect a significant area of the country. See more on the GOK’s LAPSSET Project here:  http://www.lapsset.go.ke We are part of a growing number of responsible citizens and organizations that watch large-scale…

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Tourism Regulatory Authority (TRA) Adventure Sports And Tented Camp Standards

TRA is at it again…………developing more standards, guidelines and regulations for our Kenya Tourism HOTSPOT Destination 2020. We welcome the initiative, as there are increasing numbers of black-market and fly-by-the-seat-of-their-pants operators. Draft standards have been posted, with public response expected on January 31. Unfortunately, the distribution of the guidelines and standards were only released to KATO…

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Prescribed Burns – What They Might Mean For Laikipia

For years, the Mpala Research Center has hosted a long-term study on rangelands ecology, and the interface between soils, grasses and their consumption by both wildlife and livestock. The KLEE Project (Kenya Long-term Exclosure Experiment) is located on Mpala Ranch.   The work occurs mostly on “black cotton soil” dominated by the tree Acacia drepanolobium (Whistling Thorn) and a…

Government of Kenya Budget for Wildlife and Wildlife Areas in Kenya

Here’s the opening statement from the Government of Kenya Mid-Term report on the wildlife sub-sector report released earlier this month: “The Government in recognition that wildlife is an important driver of socio-economic development and provides irreplaceable cultural and social value to the people of Kenya, has established the State Department for Wildlife for effective coordination and…