• News 16-01-2017

    Dear Friends, Despite the illegal livestock challenges and forced invasion into private land and protected area throughout the entire Laikipia region, due to a combination of protracted drought and political expansionism/incitement, we carried out an interim biodiversity survey with the National Museums of Kenya team to see the impact of illegal grazers on the species […]

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  • News 25-10-2016

    The Python, The Elephants, The Small Five Magic and the intriguing mystery of the Print on the Sand: The Biodiversity Update   In the sky of October clouds gather. The first grass rains beat their drum on the dust Waking up the Dung Beatles who buzz content in the gathering dusk         […]

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  • News 20-10-2016 – Land of Hope

    The Day the Ocean Reached the Savannah / Land of Hope update Dear Friends It was a festive day when Patrick Apetet – irrepressible grin of satisfaction splitting his face – arrived with a hired car, an electrician, a technician, and the largest TV screen on the market, – complete with DVD player, and the […]

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  • News 17-7-2016

    Dear Friends The Biodiversity Update ‘Rains bring life’ may be a cliché, but here in the African bush it is real, and not just visible: We hear it, we smell it, we SEE it: Grass sprouts fresh, Unexpected blooms appear overnight on seemingly desiccated branches From cracked earth Buried tubers shoot up striped lilies Mushrooms […]

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  • News 01-05-2016

    Dear Friends, I went  back today  to the Ivory site to bring food and hot tea to the crew left to finish the job and clear the mess: As expected – hardly anyone there the day after-  passed yesterday’ glamour- red carpet, music  and speeches. Puddles, mud blackened shapes disintegrating in the rain. I thought […]

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