Today we are featuring stories about the decimation of a national park, the survival of Texas Monthly magazine, how a couple escaped slavery in Boston, choosing when to die, and the future of jelly. 1. In a Famed Kenyan Game Park, the Animals Are Giving Up Georgina Gustin | Undark | January 4, 2023 | […]
In a Famed Kenyan Game Park, the Animals Are Giving Up
“As a climate change-induced drought wears on, it’s putting more pressure on wildlife, livestock, and people.”
The Original Karen
On “colonial nostalgia and Nairobi’s Out of Africa industry.”
‘Anyone Can Walk in the Woods, But Who Truly Knows Them?’
Tristan McConnell writes about the forests of Mount Kenya, and the people there with a deep understanding of the land and the trees.
Illuminating Kirinyaga: Meaning and Knowing in Mount Kenya’s Forests
“Anyone can walk in the woods, but who truly knows them?” Tristan McConnell writes about the shrinking mountain forests of Mount Kenya, and the people there with a deep understanding of the land and the trees.
In her quest to become truly American, Jakki Kerubo discovers what it means to belong in a place.
The Future of Not Working
As automation reduces the need for human labor, some Silicon Valley executives think a universal income will be the answer — and the beta test is happening in Kenya.
Generational Shift for Kenya's Maasai Tribe
Once the lords of East Africa, the Maasai have been close to peerless in the modern age for maintaining the continuity of their traditions—traditions now imperiled by the tentacles of the market and by technology, as cell phones and cheap Chinese motorcycles, like the one we rode, upend the very possibility of isolation. Compulsory and […]
Inside the life of Somali refugees in Nairobi, Kenya: The heartland of that exodus is the vast refugee camp complex centered around Dadaab town in Kenya’s North Eastern Province—at 450,000 people and growing at the rate of over 1,000 people a day, the camp is Kenya’s third largest city, and the biggest refugee camp in […]