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  • Writer's pictureJolene Botha

African Wildlife Foundation - Conserving, Protecting, Empowering Video

The EarthShare YouTube Channel shared an informative video that we are sharing with you today about important work that is going on in Africa to help African wildlife and wild lands.

Bushtracks Expeditions has been a proud member of African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) in the past, and our travelers and AWF members understand that Africa is home to certain species that are facing extinction, including mountain gorillas and Grevy’s zebras.

Putting safeguards in place like training rangers, using sniffer dogs, and empowering communities, helps to ensure all of Africa’s wildlife survives.

Also critical to protecting Africa’s wildlife are the local people. Sharing the land, often alongside each other, can lead to struggles for resources and deforestation. If people and wildlife learn to live together—inside and outside of protected areas—the future for all will thrive.

Click play below to watch EarthShare’s Video: ‘African Wildlife Foundation – Conserving, Protecting, Empowering’

EarthShare’s ‘African Wildlife Foundation – Conserving, Protecting, Empowering’ Video Description on YouTube:

“African Wildlife Foundation needs your help to conserve wildlife, protect land, and empower people in Africa” … “They’re the foremost authority on African Wildlife dedicated to protecting elephants, mountain gorillas and other endangered species through innovative, practical programs developed with the people of Africa.”

Spread the word. Get involved.

The first version of this article was posted on 15 Feb 2014 at 12:17 PM.


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