Like many areas in Kenya, the people and wildlife of the Greater Lamu Eco-region are suffering from the reoccurring droughts that are debilitating the country.
Sustainably managing natural water to lessen the pressure for wildlife in the driest of seasons is a vital.
Emergency Water for Wildlife: A prototype has been made in Lamu town for temporary water troughs for the wildlife of Amu during prolonged drought periods. These metal trays hold 3,000 litres of fresh water.
Lamu Conservation Trust (LCT) is excited to announce a new partnership with the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Eden Reforestation Projects in Lamu County, which will not only expand our existing tree-planting efforts, but begin the restoration of severely degraded mangrove forests along the coast.
Jul. 5, 2020
Dec. 11, 2018
After months of prolonged drought, Amu and beyond is underwater once again, thanks to the long-awaited heavy rains.
May. 18, 2018
The prolonged drought in Lamu is threatening the survival of many wild species including hippos, buffalo and lions. Wild animals have been forced to drink saline water from the Indian Ocean as natural watering holes rapidly dry out.
Mar. 21, 2017