Join AWF's Craig Sholley this summer for the African Safari of a lifetime. Visit some of the best wildlife areas that East Africa has to offer with the people who know the land, the wildlife and the people the best. Having worked in Africa for 45 years, AWF has designed a unique safari that you won't want to miss.
Main Safari - northern Tanzania circuit: June 4 - 13, 2006
Optional pre-trip extension to go Gorilla-Trekking in Uganda: May 31 - June 5, 2006
Optional post-trip extension to the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania: June 13 - 16, 2006
Dr. Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement (GBM) and winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize, is visiting Starbucks Coffee Company headquarters on March 14, 2006. Dr. Maathai, a member of the Kenyan Parliament, arranged the visit to learn more about Starbucks approach to coffee sustainability best practices.
(Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo) "Our small Cessna Caravan plane flew for two hours north of the capital Kinshasa towards the Equateur Province where our Congo Heartland is located," wrote AWF President Patrick Bergin on a recent trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa. "Below us were seemingly endless dense tropical forests with scattered broad sleepy water-ways winding through the trees on their way to join the mighty Congo River.
In southeast Africa, on the shores of the Indian Ocean, a jewel emerges from the ruins of war. Mozambique, once torn by civil strife, is rebuilding itself and has never looked more appealing to tourists. With a growing economy and natural wonders from mountains to sea to wildlife-rich parks, this former Portuguese colony offers diversions for visitors of all interests and nationalities.
In the northern frontier of Kenya, the warden and rangers of Samburu National Reserve scribbled notes on pads of paper, recording signs of poacher's campfires, illegal cattle grazing, and locations of wildlife. Until now, rangers scattered throughout the park had no way of communicating with each other over the vast acacia-studded landscape.
Thanks to Motorola and AWF, that's about to change.