Shamba system is a form of agroforestry that encourages farmers to plant trees alongside their crops. Instead of cutting trees while planting, they are to maintain them and even plant more. This initiative was introduced by the Kenya Forest Service. Its partially funded by the Interational development – USAID. The targeted groups included the localContinue reading “What Unmanaged Shamba System is doing to the Forest Cover in Kenya”
Category Archives: Fauna
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Effects Of Invasive species To The Ecosystem
Invasive species are species that have been introduced into a new area they have never been to before. They tend to do very well compared to the indigeous species in that particular area. This results to various negative outcomes to the species in the ecosystem. Are invasive and exotic species similar? They share some similaritiesContinue reading “Effects Of Invasive species To The Ecosystem”
What Are Endangered Species
Endangered species are those species considered to be nearly extinct as per the IUCN. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) are responsible of categorizing all the world species as per their vulnerability to extinction. They have a Red List that places species into the following categories: Extinct – No species still alive ExtinctContinue reading “What Are Endangered Species”
Our Only Male Northern White Rhino, Sudan, is Gone
Sudan was the last male northern white rhino alive. He died at the age of 45 years after bravely fighting the old-aged related sicknesses. He suffered degeneration of muscles that gave him extensive skin wounds. He was unable to stand during his last 24 hours and thus helped to rest by his vets. He hasContinue reading “Our Only Male Northern White Rhino, Sudan, is Gone”
A Thank You Note From Trees
We really appreciate the efforts you have been investing on us, Planting us in huge numbers, Planting us everywhere, You have really tried your best to compensate what you took from us. Thank you for no longer taking us for granted, For understanding that we need each other (…..)
Marine experience at the Nairobi National Museum
Random Photos inside the Nairobi National Museum
Birds at the Nairobi National Museum
They were too many to fit in this post. The museum offers you an opportunity to learn many many bird species from both within the country and outside. Its a best place to learn birds.