Urgent response needed to protect Kenya’s wildlife

Photo: Per Harald Olsen/AfricanBioServices

Dr. Joseph O. Ogutu from University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany, writes about the dramatic decline in wildlife in Kenya and that there is no more time to waste in protecting wildlife in the region as land use and cover changes, increasing numbers of livestock and over-grazing put pressure on rangelands. The article is featured in “Earth and Environment”

Despite numerous resources and great effort being put into conservation, Kenya’s wildlife declined by around 68% in under 40 years.

Read the whole article in Earth and Environment: Dramatic declines in Kenya’s wildlife demand an urgent response (PDF)