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14 Baby Gorillas Named in Rwanda

  • 06/08/10

VIRUNGA HEARTLAND--The African Wildlife Foundation joins Rwanda in celebrating the 14 baby gorillas named at Kwita Izina, Rwanda's annual festival held in honor of the country's highly endangered mountain gorilla population.

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Urge Your Senator to Pass the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act Today!

  • 06/01/10

Ask your Senators to pass the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act, and help provide the additional support that tigers, rhinos, elephants, great apes, and marine turtles so desperately need.

WASHINGTON, DC--AWF is urging its friends and supporters to take a few moments to ensure that elephants, rhinos, tigers, great apes, and marine turtles get the support they need.

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Four Mountain Gorilla Deaths Reported in Research Groups in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda

  • 05/19/10

KIGALI, RWANDA--African Wildlife Foundation has just learned that one mother gorilla and three infant mountain gorillas have died in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, home to an estimated 380 of the highly endangered great apes. The deaths were discovered over a couple of days and coincided with heavy rains that have dramatically cooled temperatures and occasionally disrupted gorilla monitoring activities.

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CNN's African Voices Profiles Eugene Rutagarama, "Rwanda's Conservation King"

  • 05/14/10

Washington, DC--Eugene Rutagarama, who has spent 20 years protecting Africa's endangered mountain gorillas in war-torn Rwanda, is being featured this week on CNN's African Voices.

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Kenya-Tanzania Cross Border Census Reveals Effects of Drought, Provides Roadmap for Next Steps in Conservation

  • 05/10/10

KILIMANJARO HEARTLAND--Kenyan and Tanzanian wildlife authorities have released results of the first joint aerial cross-border wildlife census conducted in the Greater Amboseli-West Kilimanjaro/Magadi-Natron landscapes. The African Wildlife Foundation with other partners supported the park authorities as they conducted the census within their respective borders.

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