Twisted Conservation Education and Awareness

Twisted Conservation Education and Awareness.

Why are we confusing the local communities and other kind hearted people from all corners of this amazing planet?

Conservation is being turned into a jackpot for mining money. And people are applying all cruel means they can think of. Wildlife and innocent people are being lied to, their resources stolen, and many other awful things.

How did we get there?

Few years ago, not many knew or understood much about conservation. Most wildlife were abundance and safe from danger. It was not of necessity.

Then we started to over-use the natural resources. We took more than the nature could regenerate. And in the process, started to loss some of these resources for good. They disappeared forever and in return gave reason torecheck how we used these resources. Giving birth to conservation.

Conservation was not well received and still not yet close to most people’s heart. Since it meant reduced resources harvesting and that meant reduced dollars. No one likes that, everyone love making more and not less.

Embracing of conservation as well as its education and awareness spreading

Genuine conservationists used everything they had to ensure it survived all the opposition. They ensure to reach the most affected places and helped the locals understand importance of protecting natural resources surrounding them. In the process, the rest saw and appreciated their efforts. Hence conservation gained some good roots to withstand opposition from those against it.

Conservationist either do it as individuals, groups or even organizations. The aim being to consolidate their efforts and fight whatever that was derailing conservation success. After all, more than one head is better while solving problems. But something started to go south ways.

So what is this twisted conservation education an awareness am talking about?

Do you donate to wildlife fund organizations? Or support conservationists/local communities? Or any activities that is meant to support wildlife welfare.

I guess most of us do so or something close to that. And we do so because we love wildlife and wish to have them longer. For the future generations and ensuring that our planet don’t loss these treasure. We all give and contribute what we have for the love of wildlife.

And that’s how twisted conservation found it ways into our already destroyed and vulnerable planet.

Sadly, a group of evil people have realized how to use wildlife for their benefits. They are ripping off these donations and funds for their own benefits. And some going to an extent of harming wildlife they are supposedly expected to protect. Or misusing local communities resources.

Most of the time, the local don’t know much about conservation of the wildlife surrounding them. And some already have a cold shoulder towards them due to human-wildlife conflicts. So when we manage to convince them to join conservation ride, it’s a milestone. So what happens when they are convinced by the “fake and evil” conservationists?

These evil people have disgraced true conservation and justice for wildlife. Conservation is already a hard and yet to be embraced in most corners. Twisted conservation seem to be penetrating pretty fast.

Currently in Kenya, there’s an organisation being accused of stealing elephants valves from their mothers. So that they can pretend to have saved them as orphans.

It all started here.

Here are the links to some cries from several conservationists about this recovery.

It’s yet to be confirmed by the Kenya Wildlife Service or any bodies meant to protect wildlife. In fact, KWS is also being blamed to have been part of these evil acts. It all started when a video of this act made its way into the social media.

What are the international and national bodies meant to protect wildlife doing about it?

It have been several days since this video made it way into the social media. People have discussed about it, demanded action from above and even starting uncovering such acts by other organizations. But all these bodies, have remained mute. Are they investigating about it or allowing the public to get tired and drop the topic.

After all, that has been the trend. Do you remember the rhinos we lost as they were being translocated? We spoke against it, it trended, but I can’t say anything meaningful was done. All I can remember , is our leader meant to protect them, told us to go to hell. That’s right, for speaking out and demanding to know what happened to our rhinos. We were told to go to hell. It was even taken a notch higher and some people saw it as a joke. They took opportunity and used as a slogan to market Hell’s Gate National Park. (He didn’t tell us to go to hell, he meant we go to Hell’s Gate National Park ). Am still bitter about the whole thing.

Confused local communities due to twisted conservation education and awareness

The local communities have been the great losers, As they have went an extra mile of offering their land for conservation. Due to lack of complete and correction information. It has been close to impossible to know what is right from wrong.

Most of these organizations and individuals have capitalized on the loopholes. Making all us trust and believe in their croaked ways. We end up strengthening their evil deeds and harming wildlife in the process unknowingly. They have made us to harm the same wildlife we think we are protecting.

They come up with complicated and hard contracts. That facilitate them to take land and other resources meant for both wildlife and local communities. And still rip off the innocent generous kind hearted people all over the world. This evil, right?

Conservation has been turned into politics. It’s like its for the haves and have nots. Governments will easily side with these scrupulous fake conservationists. Because they have something to gain. Forgetting to look after wildlife and local community welfare. Why?

Conclusion

I just have words and platform to air my concerns. It may or may not change anything. But its my wish and prayer that someone somewher will get this message and help where they can. May the sincere and genuine conservationists tightened their grip. May you not lose hope and give up this fight. It’s fighting for the wildlife you love and treasure.

Together lets point out such evil deeds. Let’s collect all the concrete evidence we can get and put these people out of business. They may have power and money but our passion of our wildlife surpass all that. We have to do it or die trying.

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Cheche

Hey, My name is Cheche Winnie and I love nature especially the wildlife. I strongly believe that the future generation should be allowed an opportunity to enjoy the current natural resources we have. As much as a lot has been lost, there's hope for a safe planet earth. Together we can help fight threats facing nature for a bright future.

23 Responses

    Looking for the Light January 24, 2019

    I haven’t read yet, I want to ask you a question for you. If you saw dark blue potpourri what fragrance would you think it would smell like? I’m close to opening my online store. I wanted to name a potpourri after you. M

     
    Cheche January 24, 2019

    This is so thoughtful and kind of you dearest. Thank you very much. I would think it will smell like lavender.

     
    Looking for the Light January 25, 2019

    That is a great choice, any other light scents. I’m making with Certified Organic Essential Oil. Do you have a name in mind…..midnight mist crossed my mind, tell me what you want. Or we can name for your sister.

     
    Cheche January 25, 2019

    How do you feel about “lovestruck midnight mist”?

     
    Looking for the Light January 25, 2019

    lovestruck!!!!!!! a bit sexy but not over the top. maybe some bergamot and patchouli with the lavender. I’ll work with the name and come up with a special fragrance mix. After I make I’ll send two packages, one for you and one for your sister. Would your mother like one?

     
    Cheche January 25, 2019

    That will be great and awesome. For mum, i think she will appreciate it too.

     
    Looking for the Light January 25, 2019

    I really like Love Struck it keeps coming back to my mind. You’ll have to help me with your sister. I want to make something nice for her. 🙂

     
    Cheche January 25, 2019

    I have shared it with her, by tomorrow she will have given me her suggestion.

     
    Looking for the Light January 26, 2019

    Great, I want something special.

     
    Stella, oh, Stella January 25, 2019

    I am shocked! Humans simply pervert everything, nothing is too good that it isn’t perverted into something evil.

     
    Cheche January 25, 2019

    Its like everything we touch, we end up destroying them. We have become very selfish and mean to almost everything both living and nonliving.

     
    Deborah Ann Palmer January 25, 2019

    When I’m able I donate to the ASPCA
    I use to work 0near a Petco. Petco is major Chain of pet food. They also host a cat animal rescue usually on Fridays and Saturdays. Since I can’t get more cats Sylvester would not approve. I always give a dollar or more. They also have obedience classes for dogs.

     
    Cheche January 25, 2019

    This is a great and noble act. How would you feel if you learnt that your donation was not being used for the welfare of the dogs? You would feel angry, disappointed, cheated on, etc. Something close to that is findings roots in the conservation world. People are taking advantage of funds meant for wildlife welfare.

     
    Deborah Ann Palmer January 25, 2019

    With the current government shutdown the natural parks don’t have anybody cleaning or monitoring the Park.
    However many People are volunteering to take out the garbage and pick up the trash.

     
    Cheche January 25, 2019

    Its a good thing that we still have good kind hearted people out there. They are of great help to nature and society.

     
    Baluu Wol Makuach January 25, 2019

    This is great to see you comes up with this fight… This thing mostly happen in Africa and must, I repeat must be stopped. I was so damned when I heard of the baby elephant thing on the social media, and it touches me a lot. Animals close to human being that are making the national reserve for the country are today soul vulnerable to human being not even just a human being but from those animals believes are their souls protectors… Did the tie that break relationship between God and Adam break us away from our responsibilities too? This is not true, if you prove that Bibilical scripture right then we will not change as humans. There are times to put thing right even if not right in the bible as the ties break. Wild Animals must be protected. We are gifted with the extraordinary brain not resembling any living things that is because the Almighty father wanted us to do more than just protecting but to take extra mile ahead of Him. Can we that CHECHE?.
    Nice piece by the way.

     
    Cheche January 25, 2019

    Very true, wildlife need us to respect and protect them. We just have to refrain from our negative actions that cause harm to them. But not many of us are ready to do so.

     
    Malcolm Marsh January 26, 2019

    Unfortunately in the end it all falls down to someone profiteering!

     
    Cheche January 26, 2019

    Yeah and wildlife end up being the great losers.

     

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    denise421win January 29, 2019

    I still hope that we will learn how to care

     
    Cheche January 29, 2019

    Same here.

     

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