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Moringa, the gift of miracles

Moringa, the gift of miracles

The past year has been witness to a whole new program within our Native Seeds Project. As hundreds of thousands of families from South Sudan began pouring into Northern Uganda we began to ask ourselves: what can we do? It’s a humanitarian crisis so vast that sometimes...

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Community Makes Conservation

Community Makes Conservation

Involving people in conservation and development at LPAC   The vision behind LPAC was to build a place in the Peruvian Amazon where people would come to study and connect with the incredible rainforest ecosystem while supporting the protection and sustainable...

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The Story of our World

The Story of our World

This is the story of our world: For the first time ever, more than half of all people live in cities. Cities are simply something that didn’t exist for most of the human era – indeed, what we now mean by city has scarcely existed for a hundred years. For the first...

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Are YOU the Next WildFF Board Member?

Are YOU the Next WildFF Board Member?

Wild Forests and Fauna (WildFF) is an international nonprofit based in Seattle, Washington committed to protecting and restoring globally important forests. Our vital work is growing beyond the executive board’s capacity and thus we are seeking professionals of all...

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Your Gift Changes the World!

Your Gift Changes the World!

Thanks to you, this year more than 11,000 acres were protected, over 300,000 native trees were grown and grassroots leaders around the globe were empowered. Thank YOU! Recently, I planted dogwoods and redbuds with Veterans, a local business (ArborZen) and college...

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ARCAmazon: Reforestation Updates

ARCAmazon: Reforestation Updates

Thanks to our incredible supporters at WildFF, we have been able to sustain a long term partnership with Peruvian-based, nonprofit ARCAmazon. ARCAmazon works to find solutions that promote the conservation of biodiversity and the sustainable development of the Las...

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Greetings from Acholiland!

Greetings from Acholiland!

Greetings! Or, as they say in Acholiland, Apwoyo! To start, we want to thank you for your gracious support. You may think that a small donation is just a drop in a bucket, but without these drops, our work wouldn’t be possible. Your support is integral to the success...

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Future Leaders Summit III

Future Leaders Summit III

Thanks to the many donations during our IndieGogo campaign and a matching grant from our partners at Kiwi Energy, at this year's Future Leaders Summit, we were able to take 15 participants and 4 instructors into the Amazon for training, community building and...

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ARCAmazon Conservation Research Grows

ARCAmazon Conservation Research Grows

Las Piedras Amazon Center (LPAC) is getting ready for a busy summer as a new wave of visitors make their way to the Peruvian Amazon.  Several volunteer groups and researchers are heading down to this special part of the world to learn, relax, and provide some...

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The Trees of Acholiland

The Trees of Acholiland

A quick glance at Northern Uganda and you might think that it’s another Serengeti.  It is a home to rolling savannah, to vast horizons seen blurred through the dust-heavy air.  Sunrises and sunsets are red giants rippling mirage-like, and indeed in the region’s...

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The Oldest Tree in the World

The Oldest Tree in the World

According to an article published in the National Geographic website, the oldest living tree in the world has been discovered in Sweden. This tree, which is approximately 13 feet tall, has been alive for 9,550 years and has been growing on the side of a mountain at an...

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The Rest is Up to You

The Rest is Up to You

For all the criticism millennials may receive, the underlying truth is that we will be the generation to hopefully tip the scales. The stereotype of the technology addicted, socially awkward, unconnected, and lazy group of young adults is not what I see when I look at...

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Wild Forests and Fauna Announces New Executive Director

Wild Forests and Fauna Announces New Executive Director

Release on January 12th Ben Colvin appointed as new Executive Director Contact: Ben Colvin, 205-915-1800, ben@wildff.org Asheville, NC (January 12, 2016) - Ben Colvin has joined Wild Forests and Fauna (WFF) as the new Executive Director, leading community-based forest...

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ARCAmazon Update

ARCAmazon Update

Laughter and music break through the cacophony of the jungle. The soft lights of candles and lanterns illuminate the faces around the circle, catching the crinkles of eyes mid-laughter and flashes of gold that shine from sharp, joking smiles. It is a night of...

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Puerto

Puerto

I can hear them start to pass us just before they zoom by, Jason’s laugh echoing as he whips his head around, his face lighting up in exhilaration. I clutch the vest of my moto-taxi driver, unaccustomed to the speed as we race through the streets of Puerto Maldonado....

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