South African Refuge Is The Latest To Be Targeted By Elephant Poachers

South African Refuge Is The Latest To Be Targeted By Elephant Poachers
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Journalists In Zimbabwe Were Arrested For Linking Police With Elephant Poisoning

Journalists In Zimbabwe Were Arrested For Linking Police With Elephant Poisoning
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Elephant Killings May Have Been Caused By Disgruntled Park Workers, Not Poachers

At the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, elephants are continuing to be killed. In the month of October alone, at least 62 elephants have been brutally killed a...

More Elephants Are Being Tragically Poisoned With Cyanide To Fuel Ivory Trade

At the Hwange National Park in the African country of Zimbabwe, cyanide poisoning has led to the deaths of 22 more elephants. The news has been confirmed by the...

26 More Elephants Found Dead From Cyanide Poisoning In Zimbabwe For Ivory Trade

In a sad story out of Africa, rangers from Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park discovered the carcasses of 26 elephants at two different locations, all killed by ...

Researchers Are Discovering Why Elephants Are Better At Fighting Cancer Than Humans

Elephants have a strong defense system against cancer, and scientists from the University of Utah are starting to figure out why. Typically, large mammals a...

Authorities Capture Ivory Trader Responsible For Killing Over 500,000 Elephants

African authorities have nabbed an infamous ivory trafficker who is believed to responsible for the deaths of more than 500,000 elephants. Yang Feng Glan wa...

U.S.-China Deal To Ban Ivory Trade Is Major Blow To Poachers

A major blow has been delivered to the illegal ivory trade with the announcement that China and the United States will co-operate to enact “nearly complete ba...

Activists Sound The Alarm As Zimbabwe Sells Hundreds Of Elephants To Chinese Circus

Conservationists are raising alarm this weekend over Zimbabwe’s decision to export a large number of its elephants to China. Zimbabwe authorities have proceed...

Global Trade In Mammoth Ivory Is Exploding Thanks To Melting Arctic Ice

As arctic permafrost melts due to rising global temperatures, previously unobtainable mammoth ivory has become accessible to harvesting by paleontologists and i...

Should The West Rescue Africa's Animals? Mozambique Loses Half Its Elephants To Poachers

While Africans decry western attempts to help manage their rich set of endangered animals, the latest stats out of Mozambique suggest aggressive western interve...

Thailand Seizes 4 Tons Of African Ivory

Thai customs officials announced Monday one of the largest seizures of elephant ivory in transit in Southeast Asia. Police seized 739 tusks (about four tons wor...