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Okavango Delta Named 1000th World Heritage Site

  • 06/30/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Inland delta is home to robust populations of elephants, lions, hippos, wild dogs, birds, and other species

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No More Than 80,000 Giraffe Left in Africa

  • 06/20/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

As the first-ever annual World Giraffe Day on June 21 approaches, world’s tallest land mammal threatened by conflict with humans, habitat loss, war, and disease

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Elephant Bulls Survive First Poaching War, Not Second

  • 06/18/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Satao and Mountain Bull, two of Kenya’s most famous and longest-living elephant bulls, are latest victims of today’s brutal poaching war

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Large-Scale Ivory Seizures in Africa Now Exceeding Those in Asia

  • 06/16/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

More than 20,000 elephants were poached in Africa in 2013, but new report by international trade monitoring group suggests poaching is showing signs of leveling off, perhaps due to better law enforcement

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British Oil Company Abandons Plans to Drill for Oil in Virunga National Park

  • 06/11/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

African Wildlife Foundation commends World Wildlife Fund and others for pressuring Soco International to abandon its oil plans in Africa’s oldest park

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