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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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Elephant Conservation PSA Contest Launched

  • 07/29/15
  • Washington, D.C.
Rally the Herd PSA Contest

Nat Geo WILD, in partnership with the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), announced today the Rally the Herd public service announcement (PSA) contest, to raise awareness of the plight of the African elephant.

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AWF Supports Tougher Ivory Sale Regulations in U.S.

  • 07/25/15
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Elephants

On Saturday, U.S. President Barack Obama announced a move to tighten regulations around ivory trade in the United States by instating a near complete ban on all ivory commerce.

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