To put is simply; our idea is that ecotourism might be a way to improve lives of local people in Taita Hills. As people would benefit from these species and forests it would be their best interest to conserve these animals and forests. This would lead to win-win situation where conservation of forests would mitigate climate change, increase water catchment and protect thousands of endangered species.
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Enigmatic nocturnal mammals of Taita Hills and their potential role in sustainable eco-tourism
IUCN CRITERIA – populations matter the most!
IUCN CRITERIA FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES CRITERIA IS AS FOLLOWS IUCN CRITERIA FOR SPECIES (IUCN 2012) EXTINCT (EX): A taxon is […]
27.8.2022 Short video introduction to tree hyraxes, with unique footage Video of tree hyraxes filmed at night with night binoculars […]
How to observe nocturnal animals in tropical forest?
Nocturnal animals are still fairly unknown and forest at night is magical It is constant surprise for me how little […]
Critically endangered: Rüppell’s Vulture and White-Backed Vulture in Kenya
Critically Endangered (CR) vultures, Rüppells Vulture and White-Backed Vulture feeding on cow that has been killed by lions in Lumo […]
Tsavo West – land of giraffes, zebras and elephants
Tsawo West is large park, where you literally can get lost (like we did). It is covered with small mountain […]
Nature guide in Taita Hills -Benson Lombo
Guiding tours on the indigenous forests of Taita Hills, including Ngangao, Mbololo, Vuria, Chawia, and Iyale. Also historical sites like […]
Acoustic communication of Taita tree hyrax
Dendrohyrax sp. This article focuses on incredible variable acoustic communication of Taita tree hyrax. If you are interested in other […]
28.8.2022 Lumo During the past years, especially during covid pandemic, poaching has increased dramatically in Lumo. In the absence of […]
Tutkimusrahoitus Koneen Säätiöltä Taitan pikkugalagojen ja puutamaanien tutkimukseen
Koneen säätiö on myöntänyt kaksivuotisen apurahan Kenian Taitavuorten pikkugalagon ja puutamaanin tieteelliseen tunnistamiseen, uhanalaisuusarviointiin ja suojeluun. Tässä tiivistelmä tutkimuksen tarkoituksesta: […]
Vocalization Analyses of Nocturnal Arboreal Mammals of the Taita Hills, Kenya
Article published 14.12.2020 in MDPI journal Diversity Link to the open access article This article is written by Hanna Rosti, […]