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Kenya has announced a fresh campaign to fight ivory trade as the world prepares for the forthcoming Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) meeting of the Conference of Parties to be held in Switzerland later this month. The campaign, dubbed “Rip-Off," aims to bring attention to efforts by Kenya and other like-minded countries to stop international ivory trade and to raise awareness about declining elephant populations across the…

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is attending a conservation forum from July 23-25, 2019 in South Africa. The forum's main agenda is to craft conservation solutions for the region while ensuring that its priorities are reflective of the biggest environmental problems threatening the continent today.

Dubbed the Regional Conservation Forum for Eastern and Southern Africa, it is organized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and is held in…

Ruth Gathii, a student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, is among the winners of a competition that encourages innovation to achieve sustainable development goals. Ms. Gathii won second-place at the annual #MyLittleBigThing competition run by MK-Africa and Cambridge University in South Africa for her innovative business idea of turning used plastics to décor. She plans to curb environmental pollution by addressing the perennial threat of…

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…

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.<--break->“AWF couldn’t have asked for a better friend than Stuart,” said Craig Sholley, AWF senior vice president. “We benefited tremendously from his oversight and his profound commitment to…