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‘Africa’s elephants can no longer support the world’s addiction to ivory’

  • 11/14/13
  • Washington, D.C.

Following the destruction of the U.S. government’s stockpile of ivory in Denver on Thursday, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) released the following statement from CEO Patrick Bergin:

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On Eve of U.S. Ivory Crush, AWF Urges All Countries to Destroy Stockpiles

  • 11/13/13
  • Washington, D.C.

Conservation group also makes case for placing moratoria on domestic ivory trades 

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Disbanding of M23 Rebel Group in Democratic Republic of Congo Offers Hope for a Safer Future for Mountain Gorillas

  • 11/11/13
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Presence of other rebel groups in region, in combination with other threats against great apes, still pose potential harm to the endangered species

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New Public Service Announcement Reveals the Sickening Truth of Illegal Rhino Horn Trade

  • 11/04/13
  • Hanoi, Vietnam

Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV), WildAid, and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) have released a striking new public service announcement (PSA) illustrating the horrific consequences of the increasing demand for illegal rhino horn in countries including Vietnam. The PSA, “The Sickening Truth,” carries a warning since it contains explicit video of a rhino that was left for dead after her horn and a large portion of her face were brutally hacked off.

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Cyanide Poisoning Wreaks Havoc on Zimbabwe Elephants, Ecosystem

  • 11/01/13
  • Livingstone, Zambia

Horrific poaching incident inside Hwange National Park underscores the need for engaging communities living near national parks

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