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  • Blog Post: Thirst for biofuels still threatening Kenya’s Dakatcha Woodlands

    In a move that buys a little time for the Dakatcha Woodlands, Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has refused a licence to a 50,000ha biofuels plantation. At headline level, this looks like good news – and it certainly is a significant outcome of the campaign led by Nature...
  • Blog Post: Dakatacha – a window on the murky world of biofuels.

    This post merits a cup of tea (if you are planning to read all the links) but it’s a story worth sticking with. This blog deals with the urgent work of protecting the best wildlife sites from damage - we’ve ranged widely and have followed cases both in the UK and further afield. The plight...
  • Blog Post: Time to end the big green biofuels con

    The current biofuels policies in the UK and Europe are driving habitat destruction in places such as Kenya and are perversely contributing to the emissions of greenhouse gases and thus making climate change worse. This much we know – and we’ve been following the stories of the Tana...
  • Blog Post: Bio-fuels policy is crazy – it’s official

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  • Blog Post: Stop the alienation of our land – the call from Kenya

    So often the fate of the natural environment and the communities that live there are intimately linked. We are hearing of yet another example from Kenya. The Dakatcha woodlands are a relatively undamaged area close to the Kenyan coast. They contain an Important Bird Area (IBA) – and are recognised...