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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.

<--break->The report, released by the UN's Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) on Monday, is the most definitive planetary health check ever conducted and has…

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) early this week hosted a high-level delegation of Ugandan lawmakers and technocrats on a benchmarking tour of Kenya for best conservation practices. The delegation was led by Hon. Mangusho Lawrence Cherop, the Vice Chairperson of the Parliamentary Sectoral Committee of Tourism and comprised of Members of Parliament, senior officials from the Ministry of Tourism, Trade, and Industry, Uganda Wildlife Authority and the Parliamentary Committee on Wildlife…

AWF is deeply saddened to share news of the death of our friend and valued trustee Stuart L. Scott. We extend our sincerest condolences to his family.

Stuart was a longtime conservationist who cared deeply about the future of Africa’s wildlife and wild lands. He joined the AWF Board of Trustees in 2009 and served as chair of the board’s Classroom Africa committee. Classroom Africa works with local communities to rebuild primary schools in exchange for significant conservation…