Calls for nature conservation have been dominating our news and conversations lately. And you maybe asking yourself, how do I become useful? This is a good start and in the next five minutes, you will be good to go. What is nature conservation It involves sustainable utilization of natural resources in order to prevent their… Read More »How do I contribute towards Nature Conservation?
Political will is the firm intention or commitment on the part of a government to carry through a policy, especially one which is not immediately successful or popular. It is the motive force that promotes political action. A collection of political benefits and costs resulting from the passing of any given law. Passing these laws… Read More »Political Will Is A Vital Tool In Conservation
Shamba system is a form of agroforestry that encourages farmers to plant trees alongside their crops. Instead of cutting trees while planting, they are to maintain them and even plant more. This initiative was introduced by the Kenya Forest Service. Its partially funded by the International Development – USAID. The targeted groups included the local… Read More »What Unmanaged Shamba System is doing to the Forest Cover in Kenya
Lamu is faced with a tough decision on whether to continue conserving it or allow coal mining in the area. The coal mine is to provide the needed power as per our vision 2030. If we go ahead and embrace the coal mining, we will be placing our environment in crisis. The environment impacts to… Read More »Do we embrace coal mining or conserve the old town of Lamu?
Endangered species are those species considered to be nearly extinct as per the IUCN. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is responsible for categorizing all the world species as per their vulnerability to extinction. They have a Red List that places species into the following categories: Extinct – No species still alive Extinct… Read More »What Are Endangered Species
It’s A Wonderful Wake-Up Call on Trees Ban on logging in Kenya has given birth to various steps and decisions that are super helpful to the environment, Our members of parliament have at least agreed on the need to have a serious discussion on our forest cover, They all agree that the ban should even… Read More »It’s A Wonderful Wake-Up Call on Trees
Once Upon Time, It Was A River That’s right, the river I once knew 14 years ago is now gone and left behind a very beautiful gorge. Back when I was still at school, we could visit this river to have some fun, try fishing, hiking, among others. It had huge volumes of water and… Read More »Once Upon Time, It Was A River