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NAIROBI, KENYA///News Advisory/// (October 14, 2020) Following a successful campaign on zoonosis in Africa, The African CSOs Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) are set to launch the…

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND NAIROBI, KENYA (September 28, 2020) – The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been closely monitoring the difficult situation for safari operators in Africa since the outset of the pandemic when travel bans and government closures began impacting protected areas and local communities on the front lines of wildlife conservation. On World Tourism Day, celebrated on September 27 African Wildlife Foundation detailed the ongoing challenges caused by the…

Short Film Marks World Gorilla Day, Charts Work of African Wildlife Foundation with Mountain Gorillas, COVID-19-related Challenges Facing African Communities Living Near Threatened Wildlife.

NAIROBI, KENYA and WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 24, 2020) – The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is taking time out on World Gorilla Day to remember the slain beloved silverback in Uganda, who tragically fell victim to human-wildlife…

Call to Action for World Rhino Day Encourages Bipartisan Effort Stop the Trade of Endangered Species and Increased Diplomacy to Close High Risk Wildlife Markets

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND NAIROBI, KENYA (September 22, 2020) – On World Rhino Day, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) announced the results of a global letter-writing campaign raising awareness for new U.S. legislation…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Displayed on the ground floor gallery of Children’s National Hospital (CNH), a new exhibition of 41 photographic fine art prints immerses patients, their families, visitors, and staff in nature’s calming beauty. These award-winning images represent the work of photographers of all ages, backgrounds, and levels of camera experience from the Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards.

This prestigious photography competition…