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People’s Climate March, What’s Next?

On September 21, 2014, New York City (NYC) held the largest climate march in history. About 400,000 people came from all over the world to march in support of action against climate change; similar events were held in over 150 countries around the world. Nine months have passed since the climate march and […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Artists for Africa Interview

Namasha Schelling is the Executive Director of the African Rainforest Conservancy (ARC). After organizing the 24th Annual Artists for Africa event this year for the first time, she reflects on her experiences and accomplishments.

What is your favorite part of the Artists for Africa event?

This was my first time running the event. My favorite […]

By |July 20th, 2015|ARC Events|0 Comments

Partner Spotlight: Cliffton Dry

In the spotlight this month is Cliffton Dry, a New York based company that organically produces it’s sparkling wine, made with fresh apples. Cliffton Dry is the official alcohol sponsor of the 24th annual Artists for Africa benefit this year at Tribeca Rooftop on Wednesday, April 22, 2015!

Founder, Shelagh D’Arcy Hinds, a South African, took […]

By |April 8th, 2015|Partner Spotlight|0 Comments

Artist Spotlight: Peter Ray Mwasha

As part of our Artist Spotlight series, we introduce you this month to Peter Ray Mwasha. Peter is an independent artist who aims to share his Maasai culture through his work. Peter has contributed his stunning piece entitled, Beauty, to Artists for Africa 2015. You can view our past Artist Spotlights of Jonnie Miles […]

By |March 19th, 2015|Artist Spotlight|0 Comments

Meet the Conservationist: Kris and Doug Tompkins

ARC is fortunate to partner with numerous professionals who have dedicated their careers to researching and protecting Tanzania’s diverse flora and fauna (in case you missed it, be sure to check out our Incredibly Unique Animals posts that explore the endemic animals of Tanzania). Every Tuesday for the next eight weeks, this blog series will take […]

By |March 6th, 2012|Meet the Conservationist|0 Comments

Celebrating Wangari Maathai Day

At the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in February 2012, Africa Environment Day was renamed Wangari Maathai Day to honor the famous activist and Nobel Peace laureate whose life work was dedicated to bringing African communities together to preserve the environment. The day, which will be celebrated on Saturday, March 3rd, recognizes Professor […]

By |March 2nd, 2012|ARC Celebrates|0 Comments

LivingSocial Partners with ARC on Kikomolela Village Health Clinic

ARC is excited to announce its newest partnership with LivingSocial. Read on to learn how LivingSocial members will summit Mount Kilimanjaro this June in an effort to raise funds to support the construction of our health clinic project in Kikomolela Village, Tanzania. Can’t join the trip? You can still partner with us on this project by making a donation […]

By |February 29th, 2012|Partner Spotlight|0 Comments

Meet the Conservationist: Dr. Simon Loader

ARC is fortunate to partner with numerous professionals who have dedicated their careers to researching and protecting Tanzania’s diverse flora and fauna (in case you missed it, be sure to check out our Incredibly Unique Animals posts that explore the endemic animals of Tanzania). Every Tuesday for the next eight weeks, this blog series will take […]

By |February 28th, 2012|Meet the Conservationist|0 Comments

Meet the Conservationist: Trevor Jones

ARC is fortunate to partner with numerous professionals who have dedicated their careers to researching and protecting Tanzania’s diverse flora and fauna (in case you missed it, be sure to check out our Incredibly Unique Animals posts that explore the endemic animals of Tanzania). Every Tuesday for the next eight weeks, this blog series will take […]

By |February 21st, 2012|Meet the Conservationist|0 Comments

Meet the Conservationist: Dr. Katarzyna Nowa

ARC is fortunate to partner with numerous professionals who have dedicated their careers to researching and protecting Tanzania’s diverse flora and fauna (in case you missed it, be sure to check out our Incredibly Unique Animals posts that explore the endemic animals of Tanzania). Every Tuesday for the next eight weeks, this blog series will take […]

By |February 14th, 2012|Meet the Conservationist|0 Comments