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African Conservation Community Announces Comprehensive Response to Rhino Poaching Crisis

  • 04/03/12
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Strategies to Halt Poaching Developed at Rhino Stakeholder Summit Convened by African Wildlife Foundation and Kenya Wildlife Service

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 3, 2012 -- Representatives of the conservation community from across Africa today announced a comprehensive response to combat the continent's alarming rhino poaching crisis.

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AWF Celebrates Another White Rhino Birth!

  • 03/12/12
  • Livingstone, Zambia

Rhino Birth Demonstrates Effectiveness of AWF's Rhino Conservation Work in Face of Continent's Ongoing Rhino Crisis

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia, March 12, 2012 -- African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is celebrating the birth of a white rhino in Zambia's Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, a major conservation milestone in a region devastated by rampant rhino poaching.

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AWF Launches Management-Level Conservation Training Program

  • 03/07/12
  • Nairobi, Kenya

New Conservation Management Training Program Will Help Develop Next Generation of Leaders in African Conservation

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 7, 2012 -- In keeping with its history of conservation leadership development, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has launched the Conservation Management Training Program (CMTP), a competitive two-year training and mentorship program for highly qualified candidates.

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Infant Mountain Gorilla Found Dead in Poacher's Snare

  • 02/13/12
  • Kigali, Rwanda

Discovery of Mountain Gorilla, as well as a Poached Elephant in the Same Region, Highlights Ongoing Challenges in Ensuring Security for Wildlife

KIGALI, Rwanda, February 13, 2012 -- An anti-poaching patrol in the Virunga Massif made a gruesome discovery this past week: On Feb. 1, an infant mountain gorilla was found dead, caught in a poacher's snare.

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African Wildlife Foundation and Nature Conservancy Help Establish Kenya's Newest National Park

  • 11/11/11
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Once Established, Laikipia National Park Will Protect Critical Migratory Corridor for Wildlife and Tourism

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 11, 2011 -- Yesterday the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) in partnership with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) presented the Kenyan government with a gift of land that will help establish the country's newest national park.

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