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AWF Reiterates 'No Go' Policy in World Heritage Sites

  • 06/30/15
  • Bonn, Germany
Simien Mountains

This week, at the 39th Session of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee Meeting in Bonn, Germany, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is once again calling on governments and extractive industries to adopt a ‘no go’ and ‘no impact’ policy in and around World Heritage Sites in Africa.

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U.S. House Committee Passes Anti-Poaching Act

  • 06/26/15
  • Washington, D.C.
Ivory to be crushed in NYC Times Square

On Thursday, the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee approved the Global Anti-Poaching Act to go before the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote. 

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US Government Destroys Over a Ton of Ivory

  • 06/19/15
  • New York
US Government Destroys Over 1 Ton of Ivory

The United States today destroyed more than one ton of illegal ivory confiscated through the law enforcement efforts of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State of New York.

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AWF Launches Anti-Poaching Campaign in Tanzania

  • 06/17/15
  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
 Singer Alikiba joins AWF's Tanzania Campaign

African Wildlife Foundation and WildAid, in partnership with Tanzania’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, are launching a new public awareness campaign, one aimed at educating the Tanzanian public about the severe poaching crisis and building widespread support to protect elephants and other species from the illegal wildlife trade.

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US Government To Crush Ivory in NYC's Times Square

  • 06/15/15
  • Washington, D.C.
U.S. Government To Crush Ivory in NYC's Times Square

On Monday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced it will destroy more than one ton of illegal ivory in New York City’s Times Square.

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