A Conversation with Jeremy at Mongabay

Recently I had the fortunate opportunity to have a conversation with Jeremy Hance at Mongabay. Jeremy serves as senior writer and editor. He is the author of Life is Good: Conservation in an Age of Mass Extinction.

Please click here to read our story Art, education, and health: holistic conservation group embarks on new chapter

Thank you Mongabay for allowing AoC to be part of your excellent rainforest and nature conservation news!

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ART OF CONSERVATION COMPLETES SIX-YEAR RWANDAN PROGRAM WITH LAUNCH OF LOCALLY-DIRECTED OFFSHOOT ORGANIZATION 

International nonprofit to extend one-health conservation education and awareness initiative worldwide; will launch a new program in Guyana next month

Art of Conservation (AoC) caps off six years of successful conservation education programming in Rwanda with the exciting announcement that its local staff are launching their own nonprofit, Conservation Heritage – Turambe (CHT). Turambe means “let us be sustainable” in Kinyarwanda. CHT will carry on independently of AoC by 2014.

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RWANDA TEAM STARTS LOCAL NGO

After six fulfilling and successful years working under the mentorship of AoC Founder and Program Director Julie Ghrist, we – the local Rwandan team (Valerie Akuredusenge, Olivier Habimana, Innocent Uwizeye, Eric Mutabazi, and Eusebe Mwizerwa) have decided to carry on AoC conservation and health awareness programs in Musanze District, Northern Province, Rwanda

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AOC RECEIVES THE PRESIDENT'S AWARD AT THE IOWA TENNIS ASSOCIATION AWARDS

joe_ghrist_marla_frantum.jpgJo Ghrist accepts the award on behalf of her daughter Julie Ghrist. Read Jo's speech in full.

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ARTIST’S STUDIO: THE ART OF CONSERVATION

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KCCI’s Mollie Cooney interviews Julie Ghrist and Valerie Akuredusenge at the opening of Art of Conservation’s art show and fundraising event in Des Moines, Iowa at Zanzibar’s Coffee Adventure. Watch the Clip.

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AoC’S IBIRUNGA TENNIS & RUNNING CLUB

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The club made the cover page of CrossCourt, the United States Tennis Associations magazine. Read the article, Rallying in Rwanda! CrossCourt PDF

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STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD

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Animal World USA International presents the Youth Leadership award to Art of Conservation.

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FIRST AFRICA WEEKS FOR ANIMALS

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Art of Conservation, Inc created artwork in honor of the 1st Africa Weeks for the Animals. Founder Julie Ghrist, a beautiful soul and founder, is encouraging the young ones and sharing their beautiful artwork on their website. We are so grateful and our hearts are filled with joy seeing their inspiring work. Read the Article.

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