Videos by Big Life

A Hidden Treasure: Protecting the Rhinos of the Chyulus

A Hidden Treasure: Protecting the Rhinos of the Chyulus

Hidden deep within a mountain range in southern Kenya there is a treasure. Shielded from the world by an ancient volcanic landscape: the Eastern black rhinoceros. Big Life's rangers are fighting to protect this species to ensure their survival for years to come. Running Time 2:12

 
We Are Big Life

We Are Big Life

No one knows our home, or how to protect it, better than we do. Learn more about our community rangers, and the work they do to protect the Greater Amboseli ecosystem.  Running Time 2:20

 
Big Life 2014

Big Life IN ACTION

A short film showing the urgent poaching situation in East Africa, and what Big Life is doing on the ground to deal with it.  Released September 2014. Running Time : 6:15

 
The Maasai Olympics

The Hunt for Medals, Not Lions

Big Life’s Maasai Olympics represent a history-changing shift from killing to conservation of lions.  Released June 2019. Running Time : 8:07

 
Big Life Predator Compensation Fund Film

Big Life Predator Compensation Fund Film

A short film outlining Big Life's efforts to protect lions and other predators, and the remarkable success our compensation fund has created  Running Time : 3:10

 
Community Health Education Film

Community Health Education Film

Successful biodiversity conservation takes into account people, our health and our interactions with the natural world. Poor rural communities often depend most directly on natural resources for their livelihoods, food, water, shelter and cultural practices. Running Time : 10:08

 
BIG LIFE’S MAASAI OLYMPICS, 2012

BIG LIFE’S MAASAI OLYMPICS, 2012

A short film by Big Life of the first ever Maasai Olympics, created to help eliminate lion hunting from the Maasai culture, organized and partly funded by Big Life Foundation. Featuring Guest of Honor, 2012 Olympic Gold Medallist, David Rudisha.  Running Time : 4:33

 

Videos by Others About Big Life

Becoming a Big Life Ranger

Becoming a Big Life Ranger

For some, growing up alongside the most amazing animal species on the planet ignites a desire to protect. Not everyone rises up to meet the challenges and demands of being a community ranger in Africa, but Daniel Kutata has.  Learn about the work Kutata does as a ranger for Big Life Foundation and how you can help.  Video by: Saving the Wild  Released November 2020. Running Time : 3:24

 
Big Life 2014

Magical Kenya: Community Rangers

A short film from Magical Kenya highlighting the commitment to protect wildlife for future generations with the Kenya Wildlife Service and partnerships with groups like Big Life Foundation, who employ community rangers to manage the balance between humans and wildlife.  Released September 2014. Running Time : 1:54

 
Part Time Rangers: Ranger Report

Part Time Rangers: Ranger Report

This past summer, a team from New Zealand visited Big Life’s area of operation and were so impressed with our programs that they decided to give back in two meaningful ways: creating a short film about our work and donating proceeds from the sale of their product. Running Time : 6:02

 
Bill Kurtis: Big Life Foundation

Bill Kurtis - Big Life Foundation

American television journalist Bill Kurtis (of American Justice and Cold Case Files fame) spent time in Big Life’s area of operation and produced this short film on Big Life’s fence initiative. Running Time : 6:51

 
David Rudisha answers challenge from mentor

David Rudisha answers challenge from mentor

Produced by NBC Olympics for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. David Rudisha is an Olympic gold medal winner, world record holder in the 800 m, and patron of Big Life Foundation's Maasai Olympics, which aims to change Maasai culture from killing lions, to conserving them. Running Time : 3:09

 
Behind The Front Lines of Wildlife Conservation

Behind The Front Lines of Wildlife Conservation

Tourism plays such a vital role in the conservation work we do across the Amboseli ecosystem. Please check out this video from Electrify Magazine to learn more. Running Time : 4:18

 
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