On Friday, Ethiopia destroyed its entire stockpile of ivory—an estimated 6.1 tons of raw tusks, carvings, trinkets and jewelry—at the Gulele Botanical Garden in Addis Ababa.
Nat Geo WILD, in partnership with the Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF) and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), announced the winner of the second annual WILD TO INSPIRE filmmaking competition.
The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is calling for qualified candidates to submit an application to join the 2015–2017 class of its Conservation Management Training Program (CMTP).
Chinese consumer awareness of the ivory and rhino horn trade’s devastating impact on African wildlife has grown rapidly over the past two years, the result of major public awareness campaigns by wildlife organizations and state media, according to two new reports from WildAid, the African Wildlife Foundation and Save the Elephants as part of their joint campaigns in China.
Today Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta burned 15 tonnes of confiscated ivory to commemorate World Wildlife Day as fellow Kenyans and representatives from the African Union, the United Nations and various conservation organizations looked on.