Building Living Walls to Protect Wildlife

WINGS Managing Director Yael Jekogian visits with African People & Wildlife,

an organization that partners with local communities to encourage and establish practices, programs and life-styles that allow humans and wildlife to thrive living side-by-side. One of APW’s signature programs is establishing living walls to mitigate conflict between humans and wildlife.

Saving the Lion Population in Kenya and Tanzania with the Lion Guardians

Founded in 2007 by Leela Hazzah and Stephanie Dohreney, the Lion Guardians work with members of the Maasai tribe to promote coexistence with the lion population. 

Since the Lion Guardians have been working in this region the past eight years, the lion population in Selenkay has grown from two to 40. 

Returning Wildlife to their Natural Habitat With Freeland Brasil

Through her organization, Freeland Brasil, Dr. Juliana Machado Ferreira is helping the Center for Wildlife Management and Conservation

return wild animals to their natural habitats after they’ve been seized from poachers, traffickers or illegal pet holders.

Poachers and traffickers capture the animals because they are extremely valuable on the black market. The United States is one of the prime destinations for illegal South American wildlife, keeping the demand for this criminal and lucrative practice high.