A day in the life of Lion Ambassador Joseph Mutinda, who helps local people in Kaningo in Kenya find solutions to conflict. Saving Meru’s Giants Officer Alois Myeu reports.
Dr David Manoa, Manager of Born Free’s Pride of Amboseli project, explains how reinforcing traditional bomas can help lions and people live together without conflict.
Apes have a key role maintaining forests but, can come into conflict with people. Born Free promotes co-existence so both can thrive, as our Conservation team reports in a fascinating long read.
Born Free is delighted to announce that David Manoa, Pride of Amboseli Programme Manager, has received his PhD from the University of Nairobi.
Born Free’s dynamic colleagues at Zambia Primate Project have rescued several monkeys including two babies orphaned by human-wildlife conflict.
Hard at work, our intrepid Twiga Team removes deadly snares to protect rare giraffes but needs your help. Francis Kago, Project Officer for Saving Meru’s Giants, reports.
Water shortages are increasing, as the drought across the country has continued (although thankfully it has rained in recent days), in some areas reaching the third year with very limited rainfall. However, working with the local government and the community, Born Free is playing a part in addressing this issue for both the people and the wildlife of Meru.
Every elephant matters. Our Editor Celia Nicholls remembers the shocking death of Emily Kate, a special young elephant who died after being speared.
Flying the flag for elephants, our team in Kenya helps local people humanely tackle human-elephant conflict. Our Saving Meru’s Giants Manager, Newton Simiyu, reports.
As any animal lover would agree, human–wildlife interactions can be positive. However, when there is a threat to your life, economic security or material or opportunity costs, the outcome is negative, and the interaction is termed human–wildlife conflict.