Text and photos Hanna Rosti 2022 Two remaining “larger” forests in Taita Hills are Mbololo 180 ha and Ngangao 120 […]
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Enigmatic nocturnal mammals of Taita Hills and their potential role in sustainable eco-tourism
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.
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 […]
Video of tree hyraxes filmed at night with night binoculars Tree hyraxes, and other nocturnal animals of Taita Hills Video […]
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 […]
Conservation work in Taita
There are many conservation projects and groups working in Taita. This article makes an effort to introduce them. Please let […]
Help us protect the Taita mountain dwarf galago
– And of course Taita tree hyrax Taita mountain dwarf galago has drawn enormous international attention after our article was […]
Taita tree hyrax – mysterious relict species
(Dendrohyrax sp.) I will never forget fist time that I heard tree hyrax. I was sitting on a log. It […]