10 Oct '11, 7am

Kenya should embrace living with nature as the model for a healthier, wealthier nation ~ ~ #Eco #kenya #nature #green

Kenya should embrace living with nature as the model for a healthier, wealthier nation ~ ~ #Eco #kenya #nature #green

These children's parents have enlisted in a program where their 100 acres will remain unfenced, no subdivisions no land sales, no retaliatory killings of wildlife in event of predation, in return for $4/acre! It generates the little income that allows these kids to go to school. For now these payments allow the Maasai to retain their pastoral way of life, but in the medium and long term it will not compete with value of the land for development, quarrying or many other land uses. Photo by: Paula Kahumbu.

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0927-kahumbu_wildlifebill_o...

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