The Plastic Menace in Kenya

Only a few days left till the official ban on the use of plastic bags begins and the unpredictable rains are here and we all know how Nairobi women love to use those black plastic bags to cover their "fresh from the salon" hair. It had not hit me yet that the ban was serious until … Continue reading The Plastic Menace in Kenya

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Woes of the Maasai 

"A wild animal that has tasted human blood will not stop killing until it is hunted down and killed" this is what the maasai warriors believe. Is it true, or is just a mere cultural belief. Before you dismiss it,  remember that the maasai have coexisted with wild animals for a very long time. The … Continue reading Woes of the Maasai 

Sunday School Lessons about Animal welfare. 

“A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal…” There are many lessons to pick from the Bible and animal welfare is one them. I have heard people argue that we have been given power over all animals on earth and even go ahead to quote the particular scripture from the Bible, and … Continue reading Sunday School Lessons about Animal welfare. 

Monogamy in Animals.

They say monogamy is costly because it requires one to place their entire reproductive investment on the fitness of their partner, more like putting all their eggs in one basket. Hence I have always wondered about this subject of monogamy and why we humans struggle so much to remain faithful to one partner for life … Continue reading Monogamy in Animals.