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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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AWF Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator, For 10th Year In A Row

  • 09/27/11
  • Washington, D.C.

Fewer than 1% of Charities Receive This Exceptional Designation

WASHINGTON, D.C. September 27, 2011 -- African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) proudly announces that it has received the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for an almost unheard of 10th year in a row.

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AWF Mourns Loss of Nobel Laureate and Kenyan Conservationist Wangari Maathai

  • 09/26/11
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Environmental 'Warrior' Inspired Many Through Her Commitment to Equitable Development, Environmental Sustainability

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 26, 2011 -- The African Wildlife Foundation mourns the passing of Nobel laureate and Kenyan conservationist Wangari Maathai.

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New Mountain Gorilla Census Kicks Off in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

  • 09/07/11
  • Ruhija, Uganda

Constant Threats to Critically Endangered Species Means Ongoing Transboundary Efforts to Ensure Accurate Population Count

RUHIJA, Uganda, September 7, 2011 -- A census of the critically endangered mountain gorilla has just begun in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. If security allows, this census will also include the contiguous Sarambwe Nature Reserve in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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