Nature Kenya/East African Natural History Society

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Journal of East African Natural History


The East Africa Natural History Society was established in 1909 and is the oldest conservation organization in Africa. Nature Kenya is the business name (in Kenya) and Nature Uganda the business name (in Uganda) of the EANHS. The aim of EANHS is to promote the study and conservation of the natural environment, in eastern Africa.

National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament, the Museums and Heritage Act 2006. NMK is a multi-disciplinary institution whose role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya's past and present cultural and natural heritage. This is for the purposes of enhancing knowledge, appreciation, respect and sustainable utilization of these resources for the benefit of Kenya and the world, for now and posterity. NMK's mutual concern for the welfare of mankind and the conservation of the biological diversity of the East African region and that of the entire planet demands success in such efforts. In addition, NMK manages many several Museums, Sites and Monuments of national and international importance alongside priceless collections of Kenya's living cultural and natural heritage. As an institution that must respond to the growing needs of the society, NMK is striving to contribute in a unique way to the task of national development.

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