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Hong Kong Customs seize 7.2 Tons of Ivory Tusks in Record-Breaking Bust

  • 07/06/17
  • Nairobi

Hong Kong Customs seized about 7.2 tons of ivory tusks from a container from Malaysia with an estimated street ­value of HK$72 million (US$9M). This is the biggest ivory bust in 30 years.

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Farewell Quett Masire: A Great Leader, And Wonderful Friend Of Conservation In Africa

  • 06/26/17
  • Nairobi

The African Wildlife Foundation will miss an exemplary leader and an incredible friend. Africa will miss an inspirational Democrat and a peacemaker. Former President of the Republic of Botswana Sir Ketumile Masire's loss will also be felt in places most people will not immediately think of – in Africa’s wilds.

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Toys“R”Us® and African Wildlife Foundation Join Forces to Promote Conservation Education in Celebration of World Giraffe Day

  • 06/20/17
  • Washington, D.C.

Following ‘April the Giraffe’ Sponsorship, Toy and Baby Products Retailer Teams Up with African Conservation Organization to Educate Schools in Tanzania, Uganda

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New Study Reveals Illegal Wildlife Trade Now Exists on Darknet

  • 06/19/17
  • Nairobi
Rhino

New research by INTERPOL has found limited, but clear evidence of criminals using the Darknet to sell illicit wildlife products from critically endangered species such as rhino horn, elephant ivory and tiger parts and products. According to INTERPOL, some wildlife traders are trying to use the Darknet as a medium for conducting their business. 

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Trump’s Wake Up Call for Africa

  • 06/02/17
  • Nairobi
Africa Landscape

US President Donald Trump's announcement on June 1 that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement could have disastrous consequences for Africa’s environment and the poor, Mr. Kaddu Sebunya, the African Wildlife Foundation President, said in Nairobi on Friday.

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