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No More Than 80,000 Giraffe Left in Africa

  • 06/20/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya
West African giraffe

As the first-ever annual World Giraffe Day on June 21 approaches, world’s tallest land mammal threatened by conflict with humans, habitat loss, war, and disease

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Elephant Bulls Survive First Poaching War, Not Second

  • 06/18/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Satao photographed by Mark Deeble & Victoria Stone

Satao and Mountain Bull, two of Kenya’s most famous and longest-living elephant bulls, are latest victims of today’s brutal poaching war

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Large-Scale Ivory Seizures in Africa Now Exceeding Those in Asia

  • 06/16/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Elephants in East Africa

More than 20,000 elephants were poached in Africa in 2013, but new report by international trade monitoring group suggests poaching is showing signs of leveling off, perhaps due to better law enforcement

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British Oil Company Abandons Plans to Drill for Oil in Virunga National Park

  • 06/11/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Mountain Gorilla

African Wildlife Foundation commends World Wildlife Fund and others for pressuring Soco International to abandon its oil plans in Africa’s oldest park

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Presidential Council Makes Recommendations on Combating Wildlife Trafficking

  • 06/10/14
  • Washington, D.C.
White House

Council will work with Presidential Task Force and White House to implement recommendations, putting U.S. government on course to lead in fight against wildlife poaching and trafficking

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