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.
The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) welcomes the decision by Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife Najib Balala to suspend the ongoing translocation of black rhinos following the death of eight of them. The rhinos were among the eleven being moved from Nairobi and Nakuru National Parks to the newly-created sanctuary in Tsavo East National Park.
Preliminary reports indicated that the rhinos died of salt-water poisoning.
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PREMIERE WILDLIFE SPECIAL TO INSPIRE KIDS TO HELP ENDANGERED ANIMALS
TANZANIA ENVIRONMENT ADDED TO NICKELODEON’S HIT GEOGRAPHY APP “DORA’S WORLDWIDE ADVENTURE”
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NEW YORK/UGANDA – July 10, 2018 – Nickelodeon International’s Together For Good and African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) today launched their first collaboration: the Together for Good Wildlife Special, an educational mini-series created to inspire kids to raise awareness about endangered wildlife and empower them to become change-makers. In commemoration, Nickelodeon today also launched a Tanzania environment within its hit educational geography app, Dora’s Worldwide Adventure.
The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is excited to announce the release of a new children’s book whose message people of all ages can get behind. Lulu is a Rhinoceros, written by music industry executive Jason Flom and his daughter Allison, is a story of self-discovery, adventure and embracing individuality.
Today the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) celebrates a conservation win for mountain gorillas after a new census revealed that their total population has surpassed 1,000, up from the previous global number of 880 in 2011. The 1000-plus figure represents the largest number of mountain gorillas ever recorded in the transboundary Virunga Massif encompassing 174 square miles of three national parks in Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda, plus Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest—the only other location in the world where this critically endangered great ape is found.