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NGO Coalition Urges Closure of Online Ivory Sales in Japan

  • 03/24/16
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Today, 32 environmental and conservation organizations appealed to Yahoo! Japan, the world largest internet ivory seller, and its major shareholder SoftBank, to halt all elephant ivory sales on Yahoo! Japan’s shopping and auctions sites.

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Kaddu Sebunya Elected President of African Wildlife Foundation

  • 01/27/16
  • Nairobi

Ugandan conservationist will be a vocal, visible voice for wildlife in a modern Africa.

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Detection Dogs Stop Ivory Traffickers

  • 01/15/16
  • Nairobi

Trained by AWF and operated by Kenya Wildlife Service, dogs detect ivory hidden in luggage on four separate occasions in one week.

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Sir Richard Branson Stands Against Rhino Horn

  • 01/12/16
  • Washington, D.C.

With rampant poaching threatening the survival of Africa’s rhinos, an all-star team of Chinese celebrities and global wildlife ambassadors led by Sir Richard Branson is speaking out against the sale of rhino horn — by chewing on their own fingernails.

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Lion Subspecies Listed as Endangered, Threatened

  • 12/20/15
  • Washington, D.C.

With Africa's lion population expected to drop by half over the next couple of decades, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced on Monday it would list two lion subspecies under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

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