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

ARC Celebrates World Environment Day on June 5th

World Environment Day is just around the corner – an annual event held every June 5th – that was started in 1972 by the United Nations Environment Programme as a way to bring global awareness to issues surrounding the environment. This year’s theme, in tangent with the UN’s International Year of Forests is meant to highlight […]

By |June 23rd, 2011|ARC Celebrates|0 Comments

In Celebration of Earth Day: ARC Partners with Earth Day Network and Alex and Ani

Pledging to plant 1 million trees in Tanzania in the next two years and a special Earth Day bangle set for ARC

The African Rainforest Conservancy is very pleased to announce its new partnership with Earth Day Network! With our field partner, the Tanzania Forest Conservation Group (TFCG), we are pledging to plant 1 million trees […]

By |April 22nd, 2011|ARC Celebrates|0 Comments

Announcing the T-shirt Giveaway Winner!

Thank you to everyone (all 18 of you!) who participated in ARC’s anniversary t-shirt giveaway contest last week. Thanks also for your posts on Facebook and tweets on Twitter, helping us to spread the word about our new partnership with JILLY jellybug. Your comments were all fantastic, and it is inspiring to see that people are […]

By |March 28th, 2011|ARC Celebrates|0 Comments

Celebrate Tanzania’s Serengeti on Saturday, March 19th

On Saturday, March 19th people around the globe will unite to celebrate East Africa’s Serengeti with the firstInternational Serengeti Day. This precious landscape encompasses the Serengeti National Park and the Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya, and is home to the world’s largest herds of grazing animals. The migration patterns in May and June across […]

By |March 14th, 2011|ARC Celebrates|0 Comments