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How Mobile Technology is Changing Conservation

Cyber Tracker technology used by rangers

From mobile phones to CyberTrackers, technology is transforming Africa and how we do conservation.

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On a Common Path

AWF wildlife scouts
AWF looks at how its efforts mirror those of an organization launched to secure Africa's future.

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Banking on Women

Nasaruni Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization, an African Wildlife Foundation project in Kenya

When AWF helped the women of Kijabe Group Ranch start up a financial services organization back in 2009, little could we have predicted the immense impact the bank would have on the entire community. In 2007, we’d helped open The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille, a high-end lodge that provided community employment and income, after the community had set aside some communal lands for conservation.

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A Glimpse of Manyara Ranch Primary School

Lioness in Tarangire / Photo by: Leslie Wainger

Our final “day” in Tarangire was really just a drive out of the park, then on to Manyara Ranch and the affiliated primary school, before finishing up at Gibbs Farm, a resort (the only appropriate word, if you ask me) aka eco-lodge where we would be spending the night before moving on to the Ngorongoro Crater. But honestly, there was just no such thing as making a “clean getaway” from Tarangire, because the wildlife would not be denied.

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Tarangire Continued

Bat-eared fox in Tarangire during an AWF Safari

I won’t pretend to remember every animal or even species we saw every day, especially when it comes to birds, but here’s at least a partial look at our first afternoon of wildlife viewing.

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