Kenyans win Whitley Awards in the Annual Oscars for Conservationists

Gamewatchers Safaris would like to congratulate 2 Kenyans for being amongst the winners of the Whitley Awards in the Annual Oscars for Conservationists. Dr. Paula Kahumbu and Shivani Bhalla. (Paula Kahumbu will be one of the speakers at the upcoming Atta event in Nairobi on June 3rd.) The 2014 Whitley Awards Ceremony was held on the 8th of May at the Royal Geographical Society in London with the Whitley Awards being presented to the winners by WFN Patron, HRH The Princess Royal.

Winner of the Whitley Award, Paula Kahumbu, Kenya – Hands Off Our Elephants: Delivering African leadership to address Kenya’s poaching crisis.

Winner of the Whitley Award, Shivani Bhalla, Kenya – Warrior Watch: Creating coexistence between people and lions in northern Kenya.