Thursday, March 25, 2010


Three articles worth reading...

Pissing on the Maasai Mara
Wycliffe Muga visits Kenya's most famous National Reserve for wildlife and stumbles across controversies and turf wars.

What's Really Happening in the Mara
IT is generally acknowledged that the Maasai Mara National Reserve owes its very existence to the local Maasai communities, and that if the Maasai of Narok were to decide that this fabled game park did not serve their interests, there is nothing the government could do to stop them from wiping out the entire wildlife population of the Mara.

Impunity in Maasai Mara
THE Maasai Mara is Kenya's premier tourist attraction but it is sadly abused. It has lost half its wildlife in five years. In another ten years foreign tourists may no longer be interested in going there.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Carl and the bushbuck.

A bushbuck walks past Carl as he interviews the manager of Siana Springs.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Amanda's Interview

At a spring protected by the Mara River Water User's Association with funding from USAID and Coca Cola.

Kennedy's Interview

The manager of the Mara River Water User's Association being interviewed by Carl Kesser.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Mara River Flows Newsletter - February 2010

Now available, the February issue of the Mara River Flows Newsletter.

Read it and discover the answers to the following questions and more...
  • How are recent events at Lake Naivasha related to the Mara River?
  • Why would new lodge construction next to the river really have that much of an impact?
  • What research is currently ongoing in the upper catchment?
  • Why is the Mara River Water User's Association important to the protection and conservation of the Mara River?
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