#EarthOptimismNairobi virtual summit will run from March 29th to April 4th. The summit has a line up of exciting activities and events from the Film Festival, interactive session on youth in restoration and the #EarthOptimismVoices series. Join us and get inspired to take action.
Conserving a Forest of Hope
The Ngare Ndare Forest lies to the West of Mt Kenya, and is home to a rich diversity of plants and wildlife including elephants. This story shows how a local community is taking care of the forest for their own benefit and to protect the nature that surrounds them.
Mikoko Pamoja – together for mangroves
Mangroves are one of the planet’s most important stores of carbon. This story shows how villagers are selling carbon credits to support their livelihoods and save these extraordinary marine forests. A first in the world to verified by Plan Vivo standards, Mikoko Pamoja is indeed a triple win: for people, for the environment, and for biodiversity.
Saving the crane
How a community in Kenya has protected a wetland and saved a population of endangered cranes.