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The Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda Unite for Conservation in the Central Albertine Rift

  • 10/24/05

Home to the world's remaining mountain gorillas and many other endemic species of mammals, birds and plants, the Central Albertine Rift region will soon be the focus of joint conservation efforts by the governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Uganda.

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Amboseli Decision Challenged in Court

  • 10/20/05

As indicated in our previous communication, Kenya's decision to downgrade Amboseli National Park's status, removes management authority from the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and places it under the control of the Olkejiado County Council. This action was directed by the Minister of Wildlife and Tourism through Legal Notice No.120 published in the Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 70 on 29th September, 2005.

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AWF Deeply Concerned with Kenya's Decision to Downgrade Amboseli National Park to National Reserve Status

  • 10/10/05

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is deeply concerned with the recent decision by the Government of Kenya to downgrade the status of Amboseli National Park to National Reserve status. This decision removes management authority from the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and places it under the control of the Olkejiado County Council. This action was directed by the Minister of Wildlife and Tourism through Legal Notice No.120 published in the Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 70 on 29th September, 2005. It will likely have far reaching implications on the integrity of the Amboseli ecosystem.

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Elephants Fitted with GPS Collars to Track Movements in Tanzania

  • 09/29/05

AWF elephant research and conservation efforts in the Kilimanjaro Heartland got a major boost when elephant researcher Alfred Kikoti successfully fitted GPS collars on six elephants near Mt. Kilimanjaro in northern Tanzania.

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Congo River Cargo Boat Brings Promise to Endangered Great Apes

  • 09/23/05

African Wildlife Foundation Promotes Alternatives to Illegal Bushmeat Hunting of Bonobos, Pygmy Chimpanzees Facing Extinction from Impoverished, War-Ravaged Local Communities

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