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Kenya:Ivory Trade Investigator Found Dead in Karen, Nairobi

[Nation] A world-renowned ivory investigator has been killed at his home in Karen, Nairobi, police said.

Nigeria:Thailand Seizes Nigeria’s Smuggled Ivory As Rescued Chimpanzees Face Uncertain Future

[Guardian] Ivory worth 15 million baht ($469,800) smuggled from Nigeria has been seized in Thailand, customs officials said.Three elephant tusks and 31 ivory pieces weighing a combined 148 kilograms were seized at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in ...

South Africa:Policewoman Provides Gifts to Help Grandmother, Baby

[News24Wire] A fluffy grey elephant, pink-frilled clothing, soothing creams and nourishing formula are amongst the gifts from the heart given by an Eastern Cape police captain to an elderly granny taking care of her tiny granddaughter.

South Africa:MEC Sihle Zikalala Commends Hefty Sentences Meted Out to Rhino Poachers

[Govt of SA] We urge the courts to continue throwing the book at poachers as we believe that nothing short of hefty jail sentences will deter poachers intent on plundering our critically endangered species."

Zimbabwe:Selling Elephants to Questionable Chinese Destinations Damages Country’s Tourism, Say Critics

[Daily Maverick] By the time Zimbabwe's new political winds of change reach its wildlife practices - the heart of its potential tourism industry - they appear to ebb to a light Chinese breeze. It appears to be business as usual, writes DON PINNOCK, and...

Tanzania:New Tool Saves Dar, Addis U.S.9.3 Billion – in Treatment of Elephantiasis

[Daily News] Arusha -TANZANIA and Ethiopia have saved over 21bn/- in elephantiasis treatment, thanks to a newly developed mapping tool by the Task Force for Global Health and its partners.

Tanzania:Kigwangalla Orders Arrest of ‘Poaching Kingpins’

[Citizen] Dodoma/Dar es Salaam -Natural Resources and Tourism minister Hamis Kigwangalla yesterday gave the Police Force seven days to arrest four suspected poachers.

South Africa:Rhino Poaching – Incidents Decrease but Officials’ Involvement Hampers Progress

[Daily Maverick] Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga has seen a decrease in the number of poaching activities with a total of 2,662 in 2017, down from the 2,883 poaching incidents in 2016. The same can't be said for other provinces.

Tanzania:Poaching Syndicate Exposed

[Daily News] Dodoma -KEY suspects in the massive poaching and wildlife trafficking were named yesterday, with the police given seven-day ultimatum to arrest and prosecute Wayne Lotter's murderers.

Namibia:Elephants Destroy Houses, Borehole

[New Era] Otjorute -A herd of 28 elephants has destroyed 18 homesteads and fences, in the village of Otjorute in the Ruacana constituency. The elephants also destroyed the village borehole, in addition to the damage they caused in the area.

Victory for WildLeaks! Green Mile Safari Accused of Poaching in Tanzania

In 2016 Elephant Action League – through our whistleblower program WildLeaks – received videos showing illegal and cruel trophy hunting in Tanzania committed by the safari company called Green Mile Safari Co. Ltd. Among the shocking violations in the Green Mile videos are hunting with automatic weapons, having children hunt with automatic weapons, gunning down...

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Train Plows Into Elephant Herd in India, Killing 5 Animals

The authorities say the train driver was going too fast and ignored villagers who were waving flashlights to urge him to slow down.
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Speeding Train Plows Into Elephants in India, Killing 5 Animals

The authorities say the train driver was going too fast and ignored villagers who were waving flashlights to urge him to slow down.
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Speeding Train Plows Into Elephants in India, Killing 5 Animals

The authorities say the train driver was going too fast and ignored villagers who were waving flashlights to urge him to slow down.
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Kenya:Prominent Ivory Trade Investigator Killed in Nairobi Home

[Deutsche Welle] World-renowned ivory investigator Esmond Bradley Martin has been found dead in his home with a stab wound to the neck. Martin had spent decades tracing the trade of ivory and rhino horns from Africa to Asian markets.
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Kenya:Ivory Trade Investigator Found Dead in Karen, Nairobi

[Nation] A world-renowned ivory investigator has been killed at his home in Karen, Nairobi, police said.
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Top ivory investigator murdered in Kenya

Esmond Bradley Martin, whose groundbreaking investigations helped the fight against elephant poaching, died after being stabbed at home in NairobiA well-known American ivory-trade investigator, who pioneered efforts to combat elephant and rhino poachin...
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Top ivory investigator murdered in Kenya

Esmond Bradley Martin, whose groundbreaking investigations helped the fight against elephant poaching, died after being stabbed at home in NairobiA well-known American ivory-trade investigator, who pioneered efforts to combat elephant and rhino poachin...
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Nigeria:Thailand Seizes Nigeria’s Smuggled Ivory As Rescued Chimpanzees Face Uncertain Future

[Guardian] Ivory worth 15 million baht ($469,800) smuggled from Nigeria has been seized in Thailand, customs officials said.Three elephant tusks and 31 ivory pieces weighing a combined 148 kilograms were seized at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in ...
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South Africa:Policewoman Provides Gifts to Help Grandmother, Baby

[News24Wire] A fluffy grey elephant, pink-frilled clothing, soothing creams and nourishing formula are amongst the gifts from the heart given by an Eastern Cape police captain to an elderly granny taking care of her tiny granddaughter.
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Overwhelming response to UK ivory surrender to protect elephants

Publication Date:  Feb 2 2018 Image:  An ivory surrender to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the i...
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Overwhelming response to UK ivory surrender to protect elephants

Publication Date:  Feb 2 2018 Image:  An ivory surrender to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the i...
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