AWF Mourns Loss of Blackback Mountain Gorilla in Virunga Heartland
VIRUNGA HEARTLAND, Uganda, June 24, 2011 -- The sole blackback gorilla (Mizano) from the Habinyanja group was killed in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park on Friday morning.
For Every Movie Purchased Through October 10, Disneynature Will Make A Donation To The African Wildlife Foundation's "Save The Savanna" Efforts
BURBANK, California, June 15, 2011 -- This coming October, don't miss Disneynature's latest home entertainment release, AFRICAN CATS, an epic film profiling two incredible families as they strive to make a home in the wilds of Africa. Disneynature AFRICAN CATS will debut as a 2-Disc Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack, a High Definition Movie Download and/or On-Demand viewing on Tuesday, October 4, and is the perfect family-friendly film that provides an exciting journey into the wild while also raising consumer awareness for these incredible animals.
A pair of healthy mountain gorilla twins has been born in AWF's Virunga Heartland
African Wildlife Foundation has collaborated with key partners in Kenya to plant 25,000 trees for restoration of the critically important Mau Forest
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 27 2011 -- You might not be fully aware of the Mau Forest's significance, but after reading this you will. Firstly, it isn't just the largest mountain forest in Kenya--it is the largest in all of Eastern Africa. In Kenya, it is also the largest water catchment area, meaning it is the habit that collects the most rainwater.
Disneynature Collaborates with the African Wildlife Foundation to Help Protect 50,000 Acres in Kenya's Amboseli Wildlife Corridor
BURBANK, California, May 2, 2011 -- Disneynature announced today that its "See 'African Cats,' Save the Savanna" campaign will help protect more than 50,000 acres of land in Kenya's Amboseli Wildlife Corridor on behalf of the moviegoers who came out to see Disneynature's motion picture "African Cats" during its opening week (April 22-28, 2011). A portion of the proceeds from the opening-week ticket sales will be donated to the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) through the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund to ensure the future of lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras, giraffes and a host of other animals in the vibrant African savanna.