Anchored within Lamu’s ancient history is a rich and vibrant culture. Described as the “oldest and best-preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa”, the Lamu area is globally recognised as a vitally important heritage site.
Through the Lamu Conservation Trust and it’s committed Technical Support Team, the Lamu community is now empowered to preserve their cultural identity whilst balancing the social and economic needs of their communities in harmony with their natural environment.
Dec. 11, 2018
Nov. 14, 2016
Our teams recently spotted 40 hippos in search for water in a drying waterhole near the Witu livestock camp. Over time we have seen this once lush area struggle in the face of severe drought, human encroachment and overgrazing.
Sep. 19, 2016
Often targeted by poachers for their meat and teeth, hippopotamus numbers have fallen drastically in recent years across Africa.
However, whilst out on patrol the Anti-Poaching rangers came across a healthy looking hippo pod which is an encouraging sign and further reason to protect their threatened habitat.
May. 5, 2016