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AWF Calls for Speedy Investigations Into Deaths of Eight Rhinos in Kenya

  • 07/13/18
  • Washington, D.C.
Black rhino in the African savanna

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) welcomes the decision by Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife Najib Balala to suspend the ongoing translocation of black rhinos following the death of eight of them. The rhinos were among the eleven being moved from Nairobi and Nakuru National Parks to the newly-created sanctuary in Tsavo East National Park.

Preliminary reports indicated that the rhinos died of salt-water poisoning.

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Nickelodeon International and AWF Premiere Wildlife Specials To Help Endangered Animals

  • 07/10/18
  • Washington, D.C.
Nickelodeon star Breanna Yde and AWF President Kaddu Sebunya

 

NICKELODEON INTERNATIONAL AND AFRICAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATION 

PREMIERE WILDLIFE SPECIAL TO INSPIRE KIDS TO HELP ENDANGERED ANIMALS

 

TANZANIA ENVIRONMENT ADDED TO NICKELODEON’S HIT GEOGRAPHY APP “DORA’S WORLDWIDE ADVENTURE” 
 

 

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NEW YORK/UGANDA – July 10, 2018 – Nickelodeon International’s Together For Good and African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) today launched their first collaboration: the Together for Good Wildlife Special, an educational mini-series created to inspire kids to raise awareness about endangered wildlife and empower them to become change-makers. In commemoration, Nickelodeon today also launched a Tanzania environment within its hit educational geography app, Dora’s Worldwide Adventure.

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Canine Hero in Children’s Book Saves Rhinos with AWF

  • 06/12/18
  • Washington, D.C.
Authors Jason and Allison Flom with Lulu

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is excited to announce the release of a new children’s book whose message people of all ages can get behind. Lulu is a Rhinoceros, written by music industry executive Jason Flom and his daughter Allison, is a story of self-discovery, adventure and embracing individuality.

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New Mountain Gorilla Census Reveals Unprecedented Results

  • 05/31/18
  • Washington, D.C.
Mountain gorilla

Today the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) celebrates a conservation win for mountain gorillas after a new census revealed that their total population has surpassed 1,000, up from the previous global number of 880 in 2011. The 1000-plus figure represents the largest number of mountain gorillas ever recorded in the transboundary Virunga Massif encompassing 174 square miles of three national parks in Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda, plus Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest—the only other location in the world where this critically endangered great ape is found.

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AWF Mourns Death of Conservation Matriarch Daphne Sheldrick

  • 04/13/18
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Wildlife conservation leader, Daphine Sheldrick, with an African elephant

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has learnt with great sadness the death of conservation matriarch Daphne Sheldrick on April 12, 2018.

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