During this holiday season, you can treat your loved ones to gifts that also give back to Africa’s wildlife—or put these items on your own wishlist.
If you haven’t seen our “Tools of the Trade” video, you’re missing out. Action star and activist, Jackie Chan, fights off an arsenal of deadly weapons—the kind of weapons poachers use against our treasured wildlife—as he explains the horror of the wildlife trade.
Besides Lupani Primary School and Machenje Fishing Lodge, a number of other key AWF projects—in this area that includes Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe—are bringing benefits to wildlife and people in the Kazungula landscape.
It was a cool and rainy morning for a game drive. The weather and lush green landscape, combined with the curves in the road, made it difficult to spot wildlife until we were within close proximity.
What will it take to crush the ivory trade? This is the question governments and conservation groups like AWF are grappling with, as Africa’s elephants—and, unfortunately, many other species—continue to fall prey to the illegal wildlife trafficking industry.