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Defining the Future of Community Engagement in Conservation

By African People & Wildlife | December 6, 2018
Participants gather outside at the The Future of Community Engagement in Conservation workshop.

In November, the National Geographic Society and African People & Wildlife (APW) brought together 16 participants from six countries in Arusha, Tanzania for a workshop on The Future of Community Engagement in Conservation. The gathering was the first of its kind and a critical step toward the creation of a pan-African network of community engagement practitioners.

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A Roaring Sound of Hope for Lions

By Laly Lichtenfeld, Ph.D. | August 10, 2018
Male lion in a tree

I remember a time when the roars of lions reverberated throughout Tanzania’s Tarangire ecosystem. When my husband, Charles Trout, and I first began work here in 2000 as part of my Ph.D. research program, we heard the lions roar almost every night—often from several different directions.

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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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