Kenya’s Wildlife Conservancies

Kenya’s Wildlife Conservancies

By Dr Adam Cruise Over the past 30 years, wildlife conservancies in Kenya have proliferated. There are currently 167 conservancies covering 11 percent of Kenya’s landmass. This is more than the area of national parks, which covers around eight percent of the total...
The True Face of Trophy Hunting

The True Face of Trophy Hunting

By Adam Cruise The above aerial photograph is of a butchered elephant, shot by trophy hunters in Botswana. The adult elephant bull has been stripped of its body-parts. The trunk has been hacked off. There are large portions of the elephant’s skin cut off. All four...
World Elephant Day 2021: The highs and lows

World Elephant Day 2021: The highs and lows

By Rosie Awori and Adam Cruise The plight of elephants has formed the subject of many debates and calls to action and yet, over the years, Africa continues to lose an exceptional number of elephants, mostly due to poaching for their tusks and human-induced habitat...