By 2017, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is expected to have 20 million people passing through it each day. That’s a lot of people. When that many people are passing through, there’s a huge likelihood of more rhino horn or elephant ivory passing through the airport and out of the country. It’s quite worrying.
AWF is saddened by the news that suspected poachers killed two of our friends at Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Thursday, July 18.
So we have now left the direct training part of the program and are now in what I think of as the go-around-asking-people-for-interesting-things-to-do phase.
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending the African Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) brown bag meeting on the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF’s) African Great Apes Program—you can see that we love acronyms in conservation—on AWF’s behalf.