Kenyan wins award for Amboseli ecotourism project
13 June 2012, 07:35
Nairobi - A Kenyan conservationist is among the six winners of the 2012 ‘Champions of the Earth’ prize awarded by the United Nations Environment Programme, Capital News reports.
Samson Parashina, chairman of the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust, has been honoured for spearheading his community’s efforts to conserve Kenya’s Tsavo-Amboseli ecosystem as well as his commitment to developing a sustainable green economy models at the Kuku group ranch, owned by the Maasai community.
The the son of a Maasai chief and a tour guide was honoured among prominent personalities including a president and top scientists.
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