Meet conservation optimist Anthony Ochieng

Anthony Ochieng. Photo courtesy CNN

“Meet The Optimists” is a monthly blog series by Conservation Optimism which introduces conservationists working in different fields and contexts to our readers. We discuss their journeys into conservation, typical daily activities and reasons for hope. 

Anthony Ochieng Onyango, also known as TonyWild, started the foundation of the same name in 2016 to share conservation stories to inspire young people through photography into conservation action. Growing up on Rusinga Island in Lake Victoria, he went through a life-changing moment when he saw his first elephant at the age of 23 years old while studying Wildlife Management. His passion for wildlife is unwavering, and his lifetime commitment is to share the importance of wildlife with the world. Through photography, he aims to inspire people to take action in conservation.

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