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Short Film Marks World Gorilla Day, Charts Work of African Wildlife Foundation with Mountain Gorillas, COVID-19-related Challenges Facing African Communities Living Near Threatened Wildlife.

NAIROBI, KENYA and WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 24, 2020) – The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is taking time out on World Gorilla Day to remember the slain beloved silverback in Uganda, who tragically fell victim to human-wildlife…

Call to Action for World Rhino Day Encourages Bipartisan Effort Stop the Trade of Endangered Species and Increased Diplomacy to Close High Risk Wildlife Markets

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND NAIROBI, KENYA (September 22, 2020) – On World Rhino Day, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) announced the results of a global letter-writing campaign raising awareness for new U.S. legislation…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Displayed on the ground floor gallery of Children’s National Hospital (CNH), a new exhibition of 41 photographic fine art prints immerses patients, their families, visitors, and staff in nature’s calming beauty. These award-winning images represent the work of photographers of all ages, backgrounds, and levels of camera experience from the Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards.

This prestigious photography competition…

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is pleased to announce that 50 community rangers graduated on September 21, 2020 at Kasigau Community Conservancy Headquarters in the Tsavo-Mkomazi landscape. The 3-week training was organized by the Taita Taveta Wildlife Conservancies Association (TTWCA) and funded by AWF.

“I can verify that the transformation that has gone in the training of these rangers is phenomenal. I have been involved in this kind of work for a long time and I can…

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) in partnership with Friends of Nature (FON) held the first China-Africa Virtual Youth Dialogue on August 28, 2020. The theme of the dialogue was ‘Building a future where human and natural biodiversity can peacefully co-exist.’ Over 150 young people showed interest in participating but only 50 were shortlisted to create a balanced discussion between the two regions.

The key objective of the dialogue was to build the capacity of the youth on best and…