Monthly Archives: October 2008

Bushmeat in the ‘Swara’ Magazine

The September issue of ‘Swara’ the East African Wildlife Magazine is out. On the upfront section where upcoming stories in the next issue are introduced, there is a small article on Bushmeat which serves as an introduction to the findings of a Bushmeat assessment I conducted in April-May this year. I will be running the […]

One in five mammals face extinction!

25% of Wild Mammal Species Face Extinction Global Assessment Paints ‘Bleak Picture,’ Scientists Say, and Figure of Those at Risk Could Be Higher By Juliet Eilperin Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, October 7, 2008; Page A13BARCELONA, Oct. 6 — At least a quarter of the world’s wild mammal species are at risk of extinction, according […]

Sport hunting Revealed

My last post received overwhelming comments from readers who mostly commented on the pros and cons of Sport hunting. Kenya’s non-consumptive policy has been criticized by the proponents of hunting and we are always told that if others are doing it, why not us!! For those who tells us that we should re-introduce it because […]

Rangers eating bushmeat?!

I have in the last few days received shocking information about Rangers eating bushmeat in our protected areas. Tourist and people traveling in the parks and reserves are claiming to have seen rangers eating dik diks, impala, buffaloes etc, information I would be very happy to verify so that we can stop these poachers before […]