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Dame Daphne Dies

Conservation matriarch Dame Daphne Sheldrick died on April 12, 2018, aged 83 of breast cancer. She was born Daphne Majorie Jenkins in 1934 and educated at…

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Social Media Snag

Facebook has hit a regulation snag. It has been accused of running ads on pages that sell ivory, rhino horn, and other products from endangered species.…

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The Lion story

The extinction of Lions in Europe coincides with the advent of larger scale farming, increasing populations and subsequent massive hunting and climate change. Thousands of years…

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Forest protection through REDD+

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) projects can mean planting trees to absorb carbon dioxide, producing sustainable and renewable long lived wood items from…

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Poaching Battles

Poaching levels of African wildlife are still high, and AWF has taken a three-pronged approach in addressing the problem: Stop the Killing, Stop the Trafficking, and…

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Conservation Stings Improve Livelihoods

Many farmers struggle with elephants wandering outside of protected areas and into their homesteads. Around the Murchison Falls and Kidepo Valley National Parks, African Wildlife Foundation…

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Cheetah’s super inner ear

Keeping the head still whilst the rest of the body moves, twists and turns with velocity is key to the cheetah’s coordinated power and ability to…

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