Following the destruction of the U.S. government’s stockpile of ivory in Denver on Thursday, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) released the following statement from CEO Patrick Bergin:
Conservation group also makes case for placing moratoria on domestic ivory trades
Presence of other rebel groups in region, in combination with other threats against great apes, still pose potential harm to the endangered species
Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV), WildAid, and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) have released a striking new public service announcement (PSA) illustrating the horrific consequences of the increasing demand for illegal rhino horn in countries including Vietnam. The PSA, “The Sickening Truth,” carries a warning since it contains explicit video of a rhino that was left for dead after her horn and a large portion of her face were brutally hacked off.
Horrific poaching incident inside Hwange National Park underscores the need for engaging communities living near national parks