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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…

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.

The conference will bring together 50 young conservation and development practitioners from 24 African countries to discuss how to save Africa’s declining biodiversity, in the wake of a recent United Nations report that raised alarm over the rapid extinction of plants and animals due to human activity.

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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…