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AWF Named a Top Charity by CharityWatch

  • 11/18/16
  • Washington, D.C.
A pair of elephants

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is proud to announce it has been included in CharityWatch’s list of top-rated charities.

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AWF on the Hanoi Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade

  • 11/16/16
  • Washington, D.C.

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) commends Vietnam for destroying two tons of ivory and 70 kilograms of rhino horn on 12 November ahead of the Hanoi Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade on 17-18 November.

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U.S. Senate Votes to End Wildlife Trafficking

  • 10/07/16
  • Washington, D.C.
A pair of rhino, one species protected under the END Act

UPDATE: On Friday, 7 October, President Obama signed the END Wildlife Trafficking Act, an important step in the fight against wildlife crime.

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Lions Left Behind

  • 10/05/16
  • Nairobi

As CITES CoP17 closes in Johannesburg, South Africa, the African Wildlife Foundation applauds the parties for their votes in accordance with our recommendations in all but one instance – the African lion.

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Witnesses Report Suspect Arrest in Tanzania

  • 10/04/16
  • Nairobi

On 3 October, in Dar es Salaam, the Tanzania Wildlife Authority (TAWA) detection dog unit arrested a suspect in possession of illegal elephant ivory. Witnesses reported the suspect to be Mahadhi Mohamed Naoda and observed the TAWA team searching a vehicle and proceeding to an arrest.

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