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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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AWF Statement on Botswana Decision to Lift Elephant Hunting Ban

  • 05/23/19
  • Nairobi
Botswana

AWF’s primary mission is to craft and implement strategies that conserve elephants and Africa’s other endangered wildlife species. The challenges related to wildlife conservation and viable habitat management vary dramatically from region to region and country to country. The future of wildlife, wild lands, and large landscape conservation in a changing Africa will largely be determined by the implementation of sustainable avenues for generating tangible benefits to communities that live with wildlife.

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AWF and WWF Host African Youth Conference

  • 05/21/19
  • Nairobi
A close up photo of two giraffes

Young people from across Africa will convene in Nairobi from May 23, 2019 to May 25, 2019 for deliberations about today’s most pressing environmental challenges.

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Dire UN Warning Sounded Over Devastating Loss of Biodiversity

  • 05/10/19
  • Nairobi
Photo of a herd of African elephants in walking in dusty savannah grassland

The planet is at risk of losing 1 million species of plants and animals to extinction, many of them in the next few decades, a United Nations report has found.

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