Kenya News

African bush babies gain a new genus

Galagos have a reputation among scientists for being one of the more mysterious primates, in large part because they're so tough to study. Endearingly known as bush babies, they stick…
Elephants in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania

Scanning the barcode of wildlife

An ambitious global initiative, the Barcode of Wildlife Project unites research biologists, investigators, prosecutors, and members of law enforcement in partner countries in using DNA barcoding to combat wildlife crime.
Elephants in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania

From ‘Silverbacks’ to Systems Leaders: Rethinking African conservation leadership (commentary)

Conservation efforts in Africa, and many other parts of the world as well, need to prioritize leadership development as a focal strategy. Leadership development opportunities need to be made accessible to individuals who need them most - which often means ensuring they are locally customized and available to those who cannot afford to decamp to academic settings overseas for extended periods of time.