Conservationist Dr. Paula Kahumbu is the CEO of WildlifeDirect has a PhD from Princeton University where she studied elephant ecology. She worked for Kenya Wildlife Service heading Research, wildlife trade policy and National Parks. She led the Kenya delegation to CITES Conference of the Parties meetings in 2000 and 2002 . She is the winner of the Howard Buffet Award for Conservation Leadership in Africa 2011 and is a National Geographic Emerging Explorer. She is a lecturer at Princeton University, the Chairperson of Friends of Nairobi Park and sits on several conservation boards including the Jane Goodall Institute Kenya. Areas of expertise Conservation and Development, conservation and sustainable development
Wildlife and conservation of megafauna in Africa
Africa is often portrayed as the basket case, but Africa is not a poor continent. It is the only continent on the planet that has a negative ecological foot print and vast untapped natural resources. The challenge for the rest of the world is to support Africa's desire for development through wise use.
Wildlife, conservation, tourism, Africa, Kenya
I am the guardian of 13 year old Maasai inventor of Lion Lights Richard Turere
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