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AWF Applauds Passage of a Kenyan Parliament Motion to Increase Penalties for Wildlife Crime

  • 05/22/13
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Historical action hopes to decrease rising wildlife attacks

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 22, 2013 -- AWF applauds Kenya for passing a revolutionary emergency amendment to the Wildlife Act elevating penalties for wildlife crimes.

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China’s Leading Actress Joins Campaign Against Ivory and Rhino Horn Trade

  • 05/14/13
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Photo courtesty of: WildAid

War” PSA featuring Li Bingbing unveiled following screen star’s tour of Kenya

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Mozambique Loses Last Surviving Rhinos in Limpopo National Park, Continuing Africa’s Rhino Poaching Crisis

  • 05/02/13
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Rhino in Limpopo / Photo by: Craig R. Sholley

African Wildlife Foundation continues to ramp up efforts to save Africa’s rhinos

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 30, 2013 --- African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) strongly condemns the recent poachings that killed the last population of rhinos living in the Mozambique portion of Southern Africa’s Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park.

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Yao Ming Says No to Ivory and Rhino Horn

  • 04/16/13
  • Beijing, China

Surveys find Chinese public highly supportive of wildlife protection but unaware of African poaching crises

BEIJING, China, April 16, 2013 -- Today, former NBA star and Chinese icon, Yao Ming, launched a major public awareness campaign targeting consumption of ivory and rhino horn in China in partnership with WildAid, Save the Elephants, African Wildlife Foundation, and the Yao Ming Foundation.

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Coconut phone cases protect wildlife in Africa

  • 04/01/13
  • Shenzhen, China

A protective phone case that combats deforestation

SHENZHEN, China, April 1, 2013 -- In step with the release of its first range of protective cases, Coconut Workshop has allied itself with African Wildlife Foundation in an effort to save the Mau Forest, as well as protecting the environment.

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