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Kenya Launches Campaign Against Ivory Trade

  • 08/02/19
  • Nairobi

Kenya has announced a fresh campaign to fight ivory trade as the world prepares for the forthcoming Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) meeting of the Conference of Parties to be held in Switzerland later this month.

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AWF Takes On Africa's Conservation Challenges at Regional Conference

  • 07/24/19
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
Photo of delegates at the IUCN Regional Conservation Forum for Eastern and Southern Africa in July 2019

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is attending a conservation forum from July 23-25, 2019 in South Africa. The forum's main agenda is to craft conservation solutions for the region while ensuring that its priorities are reflective of the biggest environmental problems threatening the continent today.

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University Student Wins Sustainability Competition for Her Plastics Solution

  • 07/17/19
  • Nairobi

Ruth Gathii, a student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, is among the winners of a competition that encourages innovation to achieve sustainable development goals. Ms. Gathii won second-place at the annual #MyLittleBigThing competition run by MK-Africa and Cambridge University in South Africa for her innovative business idea of turning used plastics to décor. 

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Poaching Film Set for Global Release

  • 06/24/19
  • Nairobi

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) will invest $25 million over the next four years to support efforts by African governments and local communities to protect wildlife and wild lands on the continent.

Sides of a Horn, an award-winning film that has sparked conversation about Africa’s poaching crisis, will be released worldwide on June 25, 2019.

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Honoring Stuart T. Saunders

  • 06/21/19
  • Washington, D.C.
Photo of African Wildlife Foundation's former trustee and board chair Stuart T. Saunders

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) honors the life and service of our former trustee and board chair Stuart Saunders, who passed away in April from stroke-related complications.

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