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Our Wild World

Our Wild World

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November 12th 2012:Kenyan Maasai Crusade for Wildlife Habitat

Dr. Dusti Becker and Dr. Tony Povilitis, Ann Nampayio Saruni, and Moran Kerika of the Maasai Morans Conservation Group will be joining us live to further discuss their community based conservation project. the Maasai Morans Conservation Group and Walking Safaris (MMCWS) is a community-based organization (CBO) created and composed of young adult Maasai from Oloirien Group Ranch in the Transmara District of Kenya. The group is dedicated to conservation of local wildlife and wildlife habitat in conjunction with improving lives of local Maasai. MMCWS is developing exciting walking safaris to sup

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Dusti Becker

Dr. Dusti Becker: Dusti grew up in North Carolina, Thailand, and Michigan and has worked as a teacher and conservation biologist for the past three decades. She has a B.S.in Secondary Science Education from the University of Virginia, a Masters in Environmental Science from Yale, and a Ph.D. in Zoology from U. Alberta in Canada. After college, she joined the US Peace Corps and was placed in Kenya as a secondary science teacher (1977-80). Teaching at a rural school on the Laikipia Plateau, she witnessed the challenges of population growth for wildlife preservation in Kenya. This led her to study the human dimensions of wildlife management for a Master’s degree at Yale. While at Yale, she a
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Tony Povilitis

Dr. Tony Povilitis: For over 40 years, Dr. Tony Povilitis has advocated for wildlife and nature -- as conservation scientist, nonprofit director and manager, grassroots activist, landowner and reserve manager, and educator. He has lead efforts on behalf of grizzly bears, Mexican and Rocky Mountain wolves, endangered deer in Mexico and South America, jaguar in the US Southwest, Hawaiian coral reefs, and imperiled wildlife and natural communities on Native American and national park lands. Tony has broad experience with agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service, state wildlife and natural resource agencies, and academia. He has written over a hundred scientific pa
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2129/our-wild-world 18/12/2017 08:00 18/12/2017 09:00 Our Wild World https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2129/our-wild-world Dr. Dusti Becker and Dr. Tony Povilitis, Ann Nampayio Saruni, and Moran Kerika of the Maasai Morans Conservation Group will be joining us live to further discuss their community based conservation project. the Maasai Morans Conservation Group and Walking Safaris (MMCWS) is a community-based organization (CBO) created and composed of young adult Maasai from Oloirien Group Ranch in the Transmara District of Kenya. The group is dedicated to conservation of local wildlife and wildlife habitat in conjunction with improving lives of local Maasai. MMCWS is developing exciting walking safaris to support their organization so that they can move forward with habitat conservation. Life Net Nature, a conservation charity, is helping MMCWS to develop skills in wildlife monitoring and legal planning for conservation along the edge of the Siria Escarpment and for wildlife corridors to forests critical to the survival of many birds and mammals, but seriously threatened by current trends in land use. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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