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Biodiversity Kenya: Our time so far…

We are now on our 5th day of the Conservation and Biodiversity field trip to Kenya and we have been so busy having the time of our lives that we haven’t had a chance to update our blog posts! Here is a brief summary of what we have been doing so far. We arrived in…

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ms882    January 29th, 2018    Kenya    , , , ,

Meet the Maasai

Conservation Science & Policy: Day two – Maasai pastoralists and lions The morning started with a walking safari in the conservancy land. As we left the campsite, the sky was tinted in the red shades of the dawn. It was unbelievable. Wherever we looked we could see wildlife; tracks on the ground below us, animals…

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jk479    January 7th, 2018    Kenya    , , , , , , , , ,

Policy team go wild: Our first day in Kenya

The Conservation Science and Policy team waved goodbye to the Biodiversity team at Nairobi airport ad rolled through the warm African night to our first destination: Kiboko Sanctuary or Oscar’s Camp, near Nairobi National Park – Kenya’s first national park, created in 1946. If our arrival was anything to go by, this is going to…

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jk479    January 6th, 2018    Kenya    , , , , , , , , ,

Kenya 2018: The adventures begin

4th  January 2018 It’s only been a matter of months since we started studying for our various masters degrees, but it feels like Kenya has been a long time coming. We spent 3 months feasting on knowledge, feeding our brains with information on our chosen focus, plus statistics – oh the statistics! We then spent 3…

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jk479    January 4th, 2018    Kenya    , , , , , , , ,

My birthday in Kenya

Emma Korein Before this year I had never spent a Birthday away from home, so to celebrate my 24th in Kenya was quite a novel experience. We started the day off with a morning safari, where my bus spotted elephants, lions, and over 10 rhinos. But of course this trip is “work” not “play,” so…

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aan207    January 19th, 2017    Kenya    , ,