CEO Outlines Possibilities for Positive Outcome in World-Renowned National Park Debate
ARUSHA, Tanzania, June 24, 2011 -- Some conservationists are declaring a partial victory today as the Government of Tanzania announced that it is not constructing the proposed tarmac road that would have dissected the Serengeti, affecting the migration habits of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest, antelope, and zebra. The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is pleased with the evolution, but stresses there are still many critical aspects of the ongoing development that need to be addressed.
AWF Mourns Loss of Blackback Mountain Gorilla in Virunga Heartland
VIRUNGA HEARTLAND, Uganda, June 24, 2011 -- The sole blackback gorilla (Mizano) from the Habinyanja group was killed in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park on Friday morning.
For Every Movie Purchased Through October 10, Disneynature Will Make A Donation To The African Wildlife Foundation's "Save The Savanna" Efforts
BURBANK, California, June 15, 2011 -- This coming October, don't miss Disneynature's latest home entertainment release, AFRICAN CATS, an epic film profiling two incredible families as they strive to make a home in the wilds of Africa. Disneynature AFRICAN CATS will debut as a 2-Disc Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack, a High Definition Movie Download and/or On-Demand viewing on Tuesday, October 4, and is the perfect family-friendly film that provides an exciting journey into the wild while also raising consumer awareness for these incredible animals.
A pair of healthy mountain gorilla twins has been born in AWF's Virunga Heartland
African Wildlife Foundation has collaborated with key partners in Kenya to plant 25,000 trees for restoration of the critically important Mau Forest
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 27 2011 -- You might not be fully aware of the Mau Forest's significance, but after reading this you will. Firstly, it isn't just the largest mountain forest in Kenya--it is the largest in all of Eastern Africa. In Kenya, it is also the largest water catchment area, meaning it is the habit that collects the most rainwater.