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EXPLORE’s Sneak Preview of
Segera Retreat, Kenya

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There is a lot going on in the Laikipia region of Northern Kenya. Aside from some very serious new conservation initiatives to protect rhino and elephant, a couple of fantastic new lodges are about to open that will raise Kenya’s bar for luxury standards. I was fortunate to be the first US operator to stay at Segera Retreat, an exclusive…
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Good News from Kenya

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We at EXPLORE are extremely pleased by the good news to come out of Kenya’s recent elections, and are glad to have put this period of uncertainty behind us. While our clients who recently visited the country found advantages like less-crowded parks and emptier lodges, it troubled us to see tourist numbers down in recent months. Last month’s elections will…
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Elephants in Peril

Iain Douglas-Hamilton (Save the Elephants) and World Women Work Working together to help African Elephants in the Samburu National Reserve in northern Kenya March 2011~ “We’ve had 7 poached elephants in the last month which has been devastating – so much poaching happening now and it all seems to be around the access route of this new road. Wilson is…
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Northern Serengeti Road Losing Support

Plans for this busy commercial road through the Serengeti National Park have met with strong international opposition from scientists, conservation groups and the public.  Scientists predict this road would cause the collapse of the migration (affecting millions of animals) and the ecosystem dynamics that depend on it.  Thanks to all of you who wrote letters of concern to the government…
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Rains Return to Kenya

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The rains have finally returned to parched Kenya bringing welcome relief for this country that has suffered more than a year of devastating drought.  Tens of thousands of animals, including livestock, elephant, hippo and antelope have perished and millions of people forced to rely on food aid as the rains failed and suns dried up what little water was left…
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