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Collaborating with the local Daasanach community

Photo credit: Miquel Torrents-Ticó. Local ecological knowledge, stemming from generations of human-wildlife interactions, is becoming an increasingly more significant source of important data for wildlife biologists. […]

By |2020-02-25T14:07:23-08:00February 25th, 2020|Media, Photos|Comments Off on Collaborating with the local Daasanach community

Hydroponic gardening at TBI’s research facilities

In our effort to produce fruit and green vegetables locally, to supply the Turkana Basin Institute field stations at Ileret and Turkwel, we set up two successful hydroponics gardens. Hydroponics is the process of growing plants in sand, gravel or liquid, with added nutrients but without soil. Michael Kibumba manages the gardens, and with [...]

By |2020-11-12T09:08:05-08:00June 12th, 2018|Media, Photos|Comments Off on Hydroponic gardening at TBI’s research facilities

World Water Day 2017

When Richard Leakey invited Sarah, Duchess of York, to visit the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya their plan was to talk about humankind's place in the world. Sarah did not know that she would be visiting one of the places most affected by the devastating drought in northern Kenya just before World Water Day. [...]

By |2017-07-14T11:40:37-07:00March 22nd, 2017|Photos|Comments Off on World Water Day 2017
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