+- +-

+-User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+-Stats ezBlock

Members
Total Members: 42
Latest: Heredia05
New This Month: 0
New This Week: 0
New Today: 0
Stats
Total Posts: 10667
Total Topics: 246
Most Online Today: 3
Most Online Ever: 52
(November 29, 2017, 04:04:44 am)
Users Online
Members: 0
Guests: 0
Total: 0

Author Topic: Defending Wildlife  (Read 1797 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

AGelbert

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 14885
  • Location: Colchester, Vermont
    • Agelbert Truth AND Consequences
Re: Defending Wildlife
« Reply #75 on: May 02, 2018, 06:43:22 pm »


In Kenya, a Local Tribe Is Saving the Elephants 🐘 It Once Killed 😇

May 1, 2018

Yessenia Funes

SNIPPET:

The Samburu people of Kenya’s northern plains have been in conflict with elephants for years. Elephants and people both need water, and drought means there’s less to go around. The majestic animals also tear down acacia trees the Samburus’ livestock eat.

These are just a few of the reasons people in the region have a history of killing elephants.

But recently, the conflict has transformed into community. My Africa, a virtual reality film released Monday, puts viewers into the plains to see what a local, indigenous-led effort to protect elephants looks like.

The Samburu, who are nomadic livestock herders, have partnered with their local government since 2016 to raise and release injured and orphaned baby elephants in the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary. They now take care of more than 12 of these little kings and queens, forging a new relationship between humans and animals. It’s the first elephant orphanage in Africa that a local community owns and runs.

Released by Conservation International and narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o, My Africa tells the tale of Kenya’s wildlife conservation as elephants fight for their very existence in the face of poaching and human-wildlife conflict.




Full article

https://earther.com/in-kenya-a-local-tribe-is-saving-the-elephants-it-once-1825693138
Leges         Sine    Moribus     Vanae   
Faith,
if it has not works, is dead, being alone.

 

+-Recent Topics

Fossil Fuels: Degraded Democracy and Profit Over Planet Pollution by AGelbert
October 17, 2018, 05:56:33 pm

The Big Picture of Renewable Energy Growth by AGelbert
October 17, 2018, 05:43:54 pm

Hydrocarbon Crooks Evil Actions by AGelbert
October 17, 2018, 01:44:54 pm

Global Warming is WITH US by AGelbert
October 17, 2018, 01:06:49 pm

Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden by AGelbert
October 16, 2018, 06:46:06 pm

War Provocations and Peace Actions by AGelbert
October 16, 2018, 06:32:44 pm

Wind Power by AGelbert
October 16, 2018, 02:09:52 pm

Non-routine News by AGelbert
October 16, 2018, 12:37:49 pm

Money by AGelbert
October 15, 2018, 04:55:11 pm

Electric Vehicles by AGelbert
October 15, 2018, 02:02:37 pm