VIRUNGA HEARTLAND, DRC--Mount Nyamulagira in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)--at 10,033 feet the tallest volcano in Virunga National Park--erupted violently in the early morning of July 2, 2010.
Four days after the first explosion, rangers report three of four craters continue to spew lava into the park. Although the molten streams have destroyed long swaths of habitat, wildlife loss so far appears limited and there are no reports of human deaths.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is pleased to announce it has been selected as a three-year 10 percent partner by Endangered Species Chocolate (ESC).
Through this special partnership, AWF along with one other nonprofit, will receive the greater of 10 percent of Endangered Species Chocolate's net profits or $10,000. In an effort to maximize the reach of these sponsorships, ESC is extending the terms to a minimum of three years.
WASHINGTON, DC--African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is pleased to again offer members the exclusive opportunity to participate in AWF's Annual Member Safari. This year's trip, Kenya's Best -- Height of the Great Migration, will feature many of Kenya's top wildlife viewing destinations during 13 days beginning in late July 2010.
Samburu Heartland, Kenya--African Wildlife Foundation and Starbucks Coffee Company are still hearing buzz about the Coffee-Quality Laboratory the two organizations opened earlier this month outside Nyeri, Kenya, in partnership with Kimathi University. Many coffee drinkers say they didn't know most coffee farmers never drink or even taste the coffee they grow. With the opening of the Coffee-Quality Laboratory, hundreds of Kenyan farmers will now be able to do just that.
Nairobi, Kenya--African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has selected its 2009-10 class of Charlotte Conservation Fellows, six emerging scholars who all come from and work in West Africa.