CCF Joins Thriving Together Campaign

Press Released by Cheetah Conservation Fund July 11, 2019: CHEETAH CONSERVATION FUND JOINS THE THRIVING TOGETHER CAMPAIGN TO HIGHLIGHT THE WORLD’S MOST IMPORTANT YET IGNORED ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION The Thriving Together campaign recognizes that family planning is critically important not only for women and girls but also for the environment OTJIWARONGO, Namibia (July 11, 2019) Today,

Cheetah Diplomacy – a requirement for conservation to succeed

by Meredith Hanel, guest writer (based on presentation delivered by Dr. Laurie Marker, April 17, 2019, Ottawa) “Saving the cheetah isn’t just about saying, aren’t you pretty and you should live, it’s making a world for the cheetah”, said Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), as she concluded her

Destroying an Apex Predator Can Kill an Ecosystem

The Grey Wolf in North America and Lessons for Cheetah Survival by Jameson Bowman, guest writer When Dr. Laurie Marker first arrived in Namibia (then South West Africa) in the late 1970’s she discovered that cheetahs were viewed as vermin and hundreds were being killed every year by farmers and ranchers. Between 1980 and 1991 there

Dr Laurie Marker Issues Call to End Cheetah Poaching

MEDIA CONTACT: USA: Susan Yannetti, (202) 716-7756 [email protected] Canada: Carolyn R. Farquhar, (819) 271-8529 [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Conservationist Dr Laurie Marker Issues Call to End Cheetah Poaching and Cheetah Trafficking While Caring for Sick, Confiscated Cubs in Somaliland HARGEISA, Somaliland (7 Sept. 2018) –Dr Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund

CCF calls Attention to Plight of the Cheetah on World Wildlife Day, March 3rd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTJIWARONGO, NAMIBIA (2 March 2018) — Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), the leading organisation dedicated to long-term cheetah survival, is pleased to join the United Nations and many other organisations around the globe in marking Saturday, 3 March as the 6th Annual World Wildlife Day. A day dedicated to wildlife and intended to

Cheetah Strides Fall 2017

Updates from Namibia Click here This post was authored by Dr. Laurie Marker and the CCF Staff and originally appeared on  

Fighting the Illegal Trade: Cheetah Cub Confiscation in Somaliland

Playful Somaliland Cubs

It is estimated that 300 cheetah cubs are being smuggled through Somaliland each year, then taken by sea or air into Yemen.

Dr. Marker: Coming Back to Canada, October 2017

Mark your calendar!  Dr. Laurie Marker will return to Canada on October 26th The Race to Save the Cheetah: Solutions come from Community Conservation We are pleased to announce that Dr. Laurie Marker, founder and executive director of Cheetah Conservation Fund, will be coming back to Canada this fall – this time, visiting Ottawa on

Dr. Laurie Marker on CBC Radio The Current

Conserving Vanishing Cheetahs Friday, October 18, 2013 | Dr. Laurie Marker speaks with guest host Piya Chattopadhyay on The Current, CBC radio. Listen now Photo credit: top:, bottom: Carolyn Farquhar Why the world’s speediest land animal faces an equally speedy exit … “Without any intervention the cheetah will be extinct within a couple of decades”

ICCF Honours Dr. Laurie Marker with the Prestigious “Good Steward” Award`

Dr. Laurie Marker of Cheetah Conservation Fund has been honoured with the Prestigious “Good Steward” Award by International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF) on September 18, 2013, at ICCF’s 2013 U.S. Congressional International Conservation Gala at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) and one