Latest African Wildlife Foundation Stories

2014-04-29 12:24:40

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An open letter to President Obama published today in the Washington Post expresses support for the Administration's proposed new rules to halt domestic ivory sales. Signatories on the letter include high-profile individuals, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jane Goodall and Dave Matthews, alongside a coalition of businesses and conservation organizations representing millions of Americans. Representatives of the coalition issued...

Human Expansion Squeezing Out Bonobo Populations In The Congo
2013-11-27 07:52:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The bonobo, formerly known as the pygmy chimpanzee, is quickly losing space in a world with growing human populations, according to the most detailed range-wide assessment ever conducted. The study, published in Biodiversity and Conservation, reveals that the loss of usable habitat is attributed to both forest fragmentation and poaching. The international team included researchers from University of Georgia, University of...

2011-04-13 11:40:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Disneynature's new film "African Cats" and the 50th anniversary of the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), New York jeweler Alex Woo designed a special pendant that captures the true love and beauty of the majestic kings of the savanna. The designer is donating 20% of the proceeds from the pendant to the AWF. Inspired by a story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on earth, the design spotlights the enduring...

2009-10-15 11:45:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The African Wildlife Foundation [AWF] announced today that supermodel Veronica Varekova, who has been featured in campaigns for Sports Illustrated and Victoria's Secret, has been named one of the first AWF Goodwill Ambassadors. Veronica will aid in efforts to raise awareness and funds to support initiatives focused on conserving large landscapes, protecting endangered species, and empowering local communities working in AWF's nine African Heartlands;...

2009-06-01 09:00:00

TSX Venture Exchange Symbol "SER" EDMONTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Serenic Corporation (TSX-V:SER), ("Serenic" or the "Corporation"), a leading publisher of financial management and business operations software for nonprofits, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the public sector, and Capital Business Solutions, a Serenic partner and provider of financial management and development software and services, announced today that Serenic Navigator has been selected by...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'