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The Changing Face of Conservation

By Neovitus Sianga | July 9, 2018
A Maasai woman in northern Tanzania

In a landscape threatened by climate change and overburdened natural resources, a rural woman leads efforts to protect habitat for people and wildlife.

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Critically Endangered Pangolins Need Our Help

By Laura Milton | February 5, 2018
A male pangolin rescued by APW

Northern Tanzania is home to some of the world’s increasingly endangered pangolins. A recent pangolin rescue by APW highlights the many threats facing this elusive and fascinating creature—not only in this region but around the world.

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APW Environmental Education Program Officer Revocatus Magayane: A Mentor and Advocate for Tomorrow’s Leaders

By African People & Wildlife | November 28, 2017
Revocatus Magayane greets youth during an APW environmental education program

Revocatus Magayane serves as the Environmental Education Program Officer at African People & Wildlife (APW). Since 2013, he has implemented education programs for more than 7,000 youth across northern Tanzania. Revocatus mentors and teaches young people through after-school Wildlife Clubs, environmental summer camps, and the Noloholo Environmental Scholarship program. He also co-teaches adult seminars on sustainable natural resource management. In 2015, Revocatus was named a Disney Conservation Hero.

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Fighting for Our Wildlife, People, and Planet: 2017 Annual Appeal

By Laly Lichtenfeld, Ph.D. | November 7, 2017
Maasai men and a Living Wall in Tanzania

As someone who cares deeply about the future of Africa, you are likely aware of the plummeting numbers of key wildlife species, the degradation of community lands, the loss of critical wildlife habitats, and the poverty and environmental challenges faced by people across the continent. In Tanzania, APW is addressing all of these issues and more, delivering real, positive change to the communities and wildlife species that need our help the most.

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How Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Could Decimate Lion Populations

By African People & Wildlife | September 20, 2017
A female lion in northern Tanzania

Earlier this year, a community wildlife ranger made a startling discovery while on patrol in a Tanzanian nature refuge. The carcass of a lioness lay exposed to the midday sun. Her four legs, paws, head, and vital organs were missing. The ranger then uncovered the unimaginable: the lioness had been pregnant. Her two unborn cubs died with her, their hairless bodies removed from her womb by poachers and discarded at her side.

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