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Big Life's Richard Bonham Receives Royal Award

  • 11/25/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

HRH The Duke of Cambridge presented Big Life Foundation Co-Founder and Director of Operations Richard Bonham with the Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa at the 2nd annual Tusk Conservation Awards ceremony in London Tuesday night.

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1,020 Rhinos Poached in South Africa Since January

  • 11/20/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

A record 1,152 rhinos in South Africa could become victims of the illegal wildlife trade by the end of the year, according to the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF).

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NGOs Call for Mining Ban in World Heritage Sites

  • 11/18/14
  • Sydney, Australia

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) joins forces with 8 other world-leading conservation organisations (African Wildlife Foundation, Fauna & Flora International, Frankfurt Zoological Society, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, The Nature Conservancy, The WILD Foundation, Wildlife Conservation Society and WWF) to call for urgent action to protect natural and mixed UNESCO World Heritage sites from industrial mining, oil and gas activities.

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Combating Wildlife Trafficking, Building Law Enforcement Capacity

  • 11/17/14
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A training workshop to increase the expertise of law enforcement officers to tackle wildlife trafficking began today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Ivory Free Campaign Launched

  • 11/13/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

WildAid, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), Save the Elephants and Animal Planet are calling on the public to do its part to end the ivory poaching crisis by taking the Ivory Free pledge at The new campaign asks consumers to pledge to never buy, own or accept ivory as gifts, and to support stronger government bans and actions to tackle the illegal ivory trade.

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