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World Wildlife Day Highlights Severity of Wildlife Crime

  • 03/02/15
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Governments, conservation groups and citizens around the world will celebrate World Wildlife Day on March 3, but the celebrations may be muted as many of the planet’s species face the threat of extinction.

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China Bans Ivory Imports For One Year

  • 02/27/15
  • Nairobi, Kenya

On Thursday, China, the world’s largest ivory-consuming nation, imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports, according to a public notice posted on the official site of the State Forestry Administration.

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WILD to INSPIRE Finalists Announced

  • 02/26/15
  • Washington, D.C.

Nat Geo WILD, in partnership with the Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF) and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), announced today the four finalists of the second annual WILD TO INSPIRE filmmaking competition.

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Partnership to Strengthen Media Coverage of Conservation Issues

  • 02/25/15
  • Nairobi, Kenya

On February 20th, the African Media Initiative (AMI) and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) signed a three-year partnership agreement aimed at improving, strengthening and encouraging media coverage of wildlife and environmental conservation issues on the continent.

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AWF Mourns Passing of Founder Jim Bugg

  • 02/20/15
  • Washington, D.C.

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) wishes to extend its deepest sympathies to the family of James Bugg, who passed away on February 18.

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