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Rangers Receive Much-Deserved Recognition

  • 07/31/15
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Rampaging wildlife. Poachers and, sometimes, rebel forces. Harsh climatic conditions. The job of the wildlife ranger may vary by day, but whether conducting ecological monitoring or arresting poachers, one factor remains the same: how difficult the job can be.

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AWF Calls for Moratorium on Lion Hunting in Africa

  • 07/30/15
  • Washington, D.C.

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is calling on African governments to place a moratorium on the trophy hunting of lions in Africa.

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Elephant Conservation PSA Contest Launched

  • 07/29/15
  • Washington, D.C.

Nat Geo WILD, in partnership with the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), announced today the Rally the Herd public service announcement (PSA) contest, to raise awareness of the plight of the African elephant.

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AWF Supports Tougher Ivory Sale Regulations in U.S.

  • 07/25/15
  • Nairobi, Kenya

On Saturday, U.S. President Barack Obama announced a move to tighten regulations around ivory trade in the United States by instating a near complete ban on all ivory commerce.

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Sniffer Dogs Ready to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

  • 07/24/15
  • Arusha, Tanzania

On Friday, rangers from Tanzania’s Wildlife Division and the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) graduated alongside their four-legged partners—eight ivory detection dogs—following two months of intensive training under African Wildlife Foundation’s (AWF’s) Conservation Canine Programme.

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