Celebrating the World’s Wildlife Rangers click button

Celebrating the World’s Wildlife Rangers

This past Saturday was World Ranger Day and an opportunity to honor park rangers, who are the unsung heroes of conservation. In the United States and abroad, they help ensure that protected places and species remain safe. Yet in parks around the world where poaching remains an immense threat, these men and women often put […]

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One Cool Thing: Kenya’s Rangers Keep Watch 

One Cool Thing: Kenya’s Rangers Keep Watch 

Across Africa, rangers remain at work to protect wildlife and conserve protected areas during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes ‘Team Lioness’, eight women aged from 19 to 26 years working as Community Wildlife Rangers (CWR) in the Amboseli Ecosystem in Kenya. The first ever cadre of female rangers in the highly patriarchal Maasai community, they […]

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BuzzFeed News Levels Shocking Charge Against WWF

BuzzFeed News Levels Shocking Charge Against WWF

BuzzFeed News published a shocking exposé on Monday, in which it alleged that one of the world’s largest and most respected environmental organizations, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), has supported anti-poaching guards “who have tortured and killed people.”  Immediately two leading Democratic Members of Congress called for an investigation into these allegations because WWF receives funding from the government to help fight wildlife trafficking.  WWF pledged “an “independent review” led by human rights specialists into the evidence uncovered by BuzzFeed News.” 

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