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ARREST Launched to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

  • 09/07/15
  • Naivasha, Kenya
Ranger training in South Sudan

On Monday, law enforcement and wildlife officials from eight African countries joined African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), FREELAND Foundation and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to launch a new program aimed at increasing wildlife traffickers’ risk of detection, arrest and conviction.

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Thailand Destroys 2 Tons of Ivory

  • 08/27/15
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Thailand Destroys 2 Tons of Ivory

Continuing the building momentum around fighting the illicit wildlife trade, the Royal Thai Government destroyed 2.1 tons of confiscated ivory on August 26.

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Secretary Jewell Praises New Wildlife Trafficking Alliance

  • 08/05/15
  • Washington, D.C.
House Foreign Affairs Committee takes on wildlife trafficking

On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell praised the formation of a new coalition of corporate, foundation and non-profit leaders that will work closely with the U.S. government to combat wildlife trafficking in the United States and abroad.

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Rangers Receive Much-Deserved Recognition

  • 07/31/15
  • Nairobi, Kenya
On World Ranger Day, Rangers Receive Much-Deserved Recognition for Difficult Work They Do

Rampaging wildlife. Poachers and, sometimes, rebel forces. Harsh climatic conditions. The job of the wildlife ranger may vary by day, but whether conducting ecological monitoring or arresting poachers, one factor remains the same: how difficult the job can be.

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AWF Calls for Moratorium on Lion Hunting in Africa

  • 07/30/15
  • Washington, D.C.
AWF Calls for Moratorium on Lion Hunting in Africa

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is calling on African governments to place a moratorium on the trophy hunting of lions in Africa.

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