With the onset of a global pandemic, people living in the Maasai Mara and dependent on tourism income lost livelihoods and had to face other challenges that they were unprepared for. However, Kenya wildlife tourism is gradually springing back into action…
A tale of hope, in a world full of fear
“Tell us again, Mum, tell us about the time when we were little and humans gave the world back to the animals. Tell us about how it saved the rivers, and the trees, and the giants of Africa, and the tiny bees in our garden.”
Has Coronavirus changed the face of the Maasai Mara forever?
A look at the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the one of the most iconic wild spaces left on our planet; the Maasai Mara.
Born Free Launches Global Nature Recovery Investment Initiative
Born Free has launched the Global Nature Recovery Investment Initiative (GNRII) aimed at bringing about the transformative changes needed to protect people and wildlife around the globe.
Lemur themed face masks: giving back to the world’s poorest
These lemur-themed masks support one of Madagascar’s leading conservation charities in their innovative mask exchange scheme to help supply face coverings to the world’s poorest.
Creature Discomforts: Life in Lockdown
International wildlife charity Born Free is calling on the Government to implement a long-overdue review and reform of the Zoo Licensing Act 1981 to significantly raise the standards in the more than 300 licensed zoos in Britain. Find out more…
HS2 and the UK’s post-lockdown challenges
Post-lockdown, the UK sits in an extraordinary melting pot of multiple biodiversity and environmental issues all coming together at once.
Lockdown no more. My birthday wish at 30
Tomorrow, 11th June, is my 30th birthday. Rather than thinking about parties and presents, I would like to take the opportunity to highlight some recent, poignant rescue stories from Born Free and some of the amazing people who are raising money for the charity during this time.
Re-imagine nature: 6 ways to prevent the next pandemic
World Environment Day 2020 presents that chance to explore how human activity and impact on the environment (and wildlife!) has contributed to the current global pandemic — and how we might prevent another outbreak like Covid-19.
Connecting with nature by building a lockdown garden
To Grow A Garden… is to believe in tomorrow. Lockdown 2020: Our response to the growing spread of coronavirus was to grow a neighbourhood lockdown garden.