Alexa Gray, a young conservation champion and daughter of African Wildlife Foundation Trustee (AWF) Donald Gray, was today among 23 international personalities who named baby gorillas at the 14th Kwita Izina ceremony in Kinigi, northern Rwanda.
According to the Great Elephant Census, Botswana holds 37% of Africa’s endangered elephant population, making it home to the largest population in the world. Despite the lack of fences on the international border, data from tracking collars showed elephants retreating from Angola, Namibia and Zambia and deciding to stay within the boundaries of Botswana where it was thought to be safe. With only 130,000 elephants, Botswana has been described as their last sanctuary in Africa as poaching for ivory continues to wipe out herds across the rest of the continent.
The East African Association of Prosecutors, in partnership with the National Public Prosecution Authority Rwanda, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), and Space for Giants held the first-ever East African Wildlife Prosecutors Coalition Workshop in Kigali, Rwanda from August 14-16, 2018.
The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has donated a specially customized patrol car to the LUMO Conservancy in the Greater Tsavo Landscape to aid in wildlife protection and community conservation.
Addis Ababa – August 18, 2018 - The Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA), the German Development Cooperation financed through German Development Bank KfW and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) have launched a four-year project to conserve and develop the Simien Mountains National Park (SMNP), a World Heritage Site.