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Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery and the Zambezi-Kazuma Landscape Conservation Project

Dr. Joseph Okori Oct 13 2017 read more

White House Obliges Polluters by Repealing Clean Power Plan

Peter LaFontaine Oct 11 2017 read more

Elephant calf rescued from tea garden drain in India

Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary Oct 10 2017 Wildlife Week, celebrated the first week of October in India, marked the milestone of 5,000 animals hand...

Clone of UK moves forward on a total ivory ban!

David Cowdrey Oct 6 2017 Hearing today that the UK government is launching a consultation to ban ivory is brilliant news. read more

UK moves forward on a total ivory ban!

David Cowdrey Oct 6 2017 Hearing today that the UK government is launching a consultation to ban ivory is brilliant news. read more

Matriarch of elephant orphan herd in Zambia may be pregnant

Lisa Olivier Oct 3 2017 The matriarch, Chamilandu, of a release herd in Kafue National Park, reached an important stage of her rehabilitat...

Volunteering with orphaned elephants in Zambia

Lisa Olivier Sep 28 2017 The following blog was submitted by Kafue Release Facility research volunteer Lina Schaefer. - LO read more

SHARE Act could undermine federal land protections

Mark Hofberg Sep 26 2017 The United States Congress may seem to be a bit of a quagmire right now, but anti-wildlife legislators are movin...

Leaks from White House could herald bad news for some US landscapes

Peter LaFontaine Sep 22 2017 Leaks from the White House could herald bad news for some of the United States’ most pristine and impo...

Conversation with IFAW rhino expert on World Rhino Day

Christina Pretorius Sep 18 2017 Dr. Joseph Okori joined IFAW earlier this year to lead our landscape conservation programme and our South...

Trump Bags Another Anti-Obama Trophy: Dead Elephants

The administration is lifting a ban on importing elephant parts severed as trophies after the animals are shot in Zimbabwe.
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Trump Administration to Lift Ban on ‘Trophy’ Elephant Imports

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it planned to reverse a ban on the imports from Zimbabwe, following its earlier move to allow them from Zambia.
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Mali’s Desert Elephants, on Edge of Annihilation, Get a Fighting Chance

With its elephants being slaughtered in staggering numbers, Mali created an armed brigade to defend them. The force faces threats not only from poachers but also terrorists and bandits.
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Trump Halted These Hunt Trophies. Elephant Lovers Will Never Forget It.

Just why the president shelved his own administration’s rule on bringing hunt trophies into the country — a weighty query — is the elephant in the room.
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Why Can’t We Protect Elephants?

They need our help, not an easier way to make their carcasses into trophies.
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Tories must step up on animal welfare | Letters

The League Against Cruel Sports’ Chris Luffingham suggests ways the Conservatives might start shedding their ‘nasty party’ image

There’s a simple solution to the Conservative dilemma about being perceived as uncaring (Report, 30 November). Don’t just talk about compassion – prove it. Supporting foxhunting and the ivory trade, and recently being perceived as denying that animals have feelings, have been PR disasters for the Conservatives.

Related: Tories briefed on new policies after fears about 'compassionless' image

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Africa:Burning Chillis Drive Elephants Away From African Farmers Crops

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -"This is an excellent non-lethal and low-cost opportunity for local farmers to keep elephants away from their crops"
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Namibia:57 000 Sign Petition Against Elephant Hunting

[Namibian] About 57 508 people across the world have signed a petition for the Ministry of Environment and Tourism to stop the hunting of desert elephants in Namibia.
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Malawi:Elephants Break Out 72 Times in Four Months

[Malawi News Agency] Nkhotakota -Authorities managing Nkhotakota Wild Life Reserve, the African Parks (AP) have said frequent elephant breakouts from the sanctuary is caused by habitual fence breakers (animals) that were transferred from Liwonde Nation...
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Tanzania:Singita Grumeti Anti-Poaching Crusade Pays Off

[Daily News] THERE is an increase of arrests of poachers and collection of snares in a 350,000- acre concession wildlife reserve under Singita Grumeti which is adjacent to the Serengeti National Park, thanks to deployment of high technology and well tr...
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Kenya:Kenya Wildlife Service Seizes Sh5.8 Million Ivory in Tharaka-Nithi

[Nation] Kenya Wildlife Service rangers on Tuesday arrested three suspected poachers and impounded 14 pieces of ivory weighing 58kgs.
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Tackling the illegal ivory trade: an online training tool for enforcement

We not only expose environmental crime and abuse, we also work with governments to try to raise awareness and improve capacity. For the past two-and-a-half years, we have been capturing…

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