AMBOSELI REGION, KENYA--In response to a suit filed by a coalition of conservation groups and tourism investors, the Kenya High Court ordered construction firm Sinohydro Corporation Ltd. to suspend excavation of an illegal quarry located within a critical wildlife corridor extending from Amboseli National Park to Kimana Sanctuary to Tsavo and Chyulu National Parks.
WASHINGTON, DC--Congo Heartland Director and Belgian primatologist Jef Dupain will speak on Tuesday, May 19, at 6 pm at the National Zoo Visitor Center.
A passionate advocate for bonobos, Jef has been instrumental in the creation of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's first community-managed nature reserve, the Lomako-Yokokala Faunal Reserve.
MAASAI STEPPE HEARTLAND, KENYA, as published in Computerworld--The African Wildlife Foundation has devised a way to use GPS technology to curb rising conflict between wild animals and humans as well as tackle an ongoing problem with poachers.
Every year, African governments are faced with increasing compensation claims from relatives of people killed and maimed by wild animals.
Nairobi, KENYA -- On Saturday, Chinese-owned Sinohydro Corporation Limited began detonating heavy explosives in a sensitive wildlife area to begin the excavation of an illegal rock quarry, effectively signaling the end of a key wildlife corridor and potential tourism revenue for local communities.
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Together with other conservation organizations and zoo partners, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) yesterday celebrated Year of the Gorilla at a special event held at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. As night fell over the zoo grounds, guests at Grape Apes paired wine samplings from a variety of wineries with an exclusive opportunity to learn about great ape conservation and greet the Zoo's new female baby gorilla, Kibibi (meaning "little lady").