• Namibia Economist: Go Green Fund Instrumental in Cheetah Conservation

    The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) received N$147,055 (GBP 7,755) from the Go Green Fund for their three year programme to determine the distribution, density and human-carnivore conflict areas for cheetah, African wild dogs and other key large carnivores across the Greater Waterberg Landscape. The Programme which is in its last year has made significant progress […]

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  • Green News – Lions, Leopards and Cheetahs now protected globally under Convention on Migratory Species

    Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs and Wild Dogs Will be Protected under the new African Carnivores Initiative Photo: William H. Majoros Six species of cartilaginous fish (sharks and rays) have received greater protection, with the Whale Shark, the world’s largest fish, now listed in Appendix I of the CMS. Matthew Collis, Director of International Policy at the International Fund […]

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  • Cheetah Champion: Elena

    Our Cheetah Champion for November is Maria Elena Piedra, a wonderful artist who is using her talent for good. Elena loves animals, and they are the subject of a lot of her paintings. When she heard about the work CCF was doing to save the endangered Cheetah, she decided to donate a percentage of her […]

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  • CITES COP 17

    Update on the Illegal Wildlife Cheetah Trade One Year On from CITES Conference of the Parties 17

    The cheetah faces many threats to their survival including wildlife trafficking – every year about 300 cheetah cubs are smuggled out of the Horn of Africa into the Arabian Peninsula to be sold as pets. Out of every 6 cubs trafficked from the wild, 5 will die. At the Convention of International Trade on Endangered […]

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  • Cheetah Champion Max: 20 Mile Night Walk4Wildlife

    Please support our Cheetah Champion Max who will be walking 20 miles to support the CCF this weekend. Being close to cheetahs really helps him with the anxiety brought on by his autism. Here is the link to his My Donate page: https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/maxhenshaw2 In Max’s own words: In late October I’m facing a lot of challenges by […]

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  • Our Royal Patron, HRH Princess Michael of Kent celebrates launch of A Cheetah’s Tale

    CCF UK was proud and honoured to support our International Royal Patron, HRH Princess Michael of Kent as she celebrated the launch of her latest book, A Cheetah’s Tale at the Royal Geographical Society this week. The evening’s celebrations were held in the historic Ondaatje Theatre where over 400 guests took their seats to listen […]

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  • Mail Online: Princess Michael of Kent sports a VERY eye-catching cheetah necklace

    The Princess looked chic in a floor length black dress with a high neckline and ruffled cuffs. Her daughter was equally glamorous in a figure hugging navy dress, teamed with a black jacket. Naturally Prince Michael of Kent was also on hand to support his wife on her big night celebrating the launch of her […]

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  • The National: Big cats continue to be sold in UAE via social media despite federal law

    There are about 50 social media accounts trading in animals such as cheetah cubs in the UAE, animal welfare groups say. Sammy Dallal / The National Cheetah cubs continue to be sold on the UAE black market via social media accounts operated by five key dealers, helping fuel a thriving trade in illegal exotic pets. […]

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  • James Borrell: Solving conflicts in cheetah country (with a little help from man’s best friend)

    A Charismatic Carnivore I’m writing this from the shade of an enormous baobab tree in Botswana’s Tuli block. Towering like a monolith, the ancient bark is grey and wrinkled like elephant skin, and its girth must be seven or eight meters, much like an elephant too. Crested barbets and Meyer’s starlings play in the maze […]

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  • BBC: Can an old tracking technique help save the cheetah?

    Picture: A cheetah lies at The Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia. Credit: Jennifer Bruce/AFP/Getty Images With around 7,000 living in the wild, the number of cheetahs in Africa is declining rapidly. To keep track of them, scientists often use techniques like genotyping, which can be described as a shortcut to acquiring some genetic information. But […]

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