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African Wildlife Foundation Co-Sponsors World Elephant Day Event in Kenya, Raises Awareness on Threats to Elephants While Celebrating Conservation Successes

  • 08/11/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya
World Elephant Day

Children, conservationists, and local celebrities joined the African Wildlife Foundation and WildlifeDirect on Saturday to celebrate world’s largest land mammal ahead of World Elephant Day

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Open Letter to New Zealand Government: Ivory Trade Ban and Destruction of Confiscated Ivory

  • 07/23/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Open letter

Prominent New Zealand businessmen and philanthropists, Dr Gareth Morgan and Sir Stephen Tindall, have teamed up with international supermodel and Patron to Born Free Foundation Rachel Hunter, and the Executive Director of SPCA Auckland, Bob Kerridge, to formally urge the New Zealand Government to consider a complete ban on all ivory trading and to crush the Crown’s confiscated ivory stockpile.

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Ecolodge Breaks Ground in Ethiopia's Simien Mountains National Park

  • 07/14/14
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
gelada monkeys

Funded by African Wildlife Foundation's mission-based investment company, African Wildlife Capital, Limalimo Lodge is scheduled to open in fall of 2015 and bring benefits to area’s wildlife and people

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Baby Mountain Gorillas Named at Kwita Izina Ceremony

  • 07/07/14
  • Kigali, Rwanda
baby mountain gorilla

At Kwita Izina ceremony, 18 new baby gorillas receive names

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Okavango Delta Named 1000th World Heritage Site

  • 06/30/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Impala crossing the delta

Inland delta is home to robust populations of elephants, lions, hippos, wild dogs, birds, and other species

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