614, the total number of bird species that were counted in Kenya on Global Big Day, Saruni contemplated. On this day birders all over the world took part in counting birds. In a country home to an impressive 1,100 bird species, Saruni was glad to have made his participation count. As some of his friends…

Travelling responsibly is the tourists’ way of ensuring that they support sustainable tourism – tourism that accounts for and manages its economic, social and environmental impacts. In simple terms it implies that travellers are willing to go the extra mile to protect people’s sources of livelihoods (including landscapes and wildlife), which is one of tourism’s…

Do you know a ranger who deserves recognition for their work in protected areas? Would you like to see their work receive US $10,000 in funding? Nominate a ranger for the first-ever International Ranger Awards by 31st December 2020! Announcing the IUCN-WCPA International Ranger Awards The brand new International Ranger Awards will recognise the remarkable…

Have you ever been to a place that instantly captivates you…in an enthralling, hard to explain, but no pressure kind of way? There is a charm about Kinangop that is hard to put in words. You will instantly be blown away by its natural undisturbed beauty. Kinangop, which is in Nyandarua County, is about 1…

“Always follow your passion and success shall be yours” I shall never forget the first day I arrived on Diani Beach, I thought I was the luckiest man on the planet! I remember walking on the (now world famous) beach that evening, feeling the crispy snow-white sand between my toes, a starlit sky that beats definition,…

She is wild, she is smart, she is strange, she controls me most of the time if not all of the time, and never can I have a single reaction or feeling without her approval.  I can’t even blink at him without her being aware, and when comes that time of the year when I…

By Tolga Aktas I first journeyed with Wildlife ACT back in July 2018 where I flew out to KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa to volunteer on their Endangered Species Project. Finding genuine and reputable projects is a very difficult thing to do when you are embarking on your first project abroad, but when I came across Wildlife…