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Kenya to deploy drones in all national parks in bid to tackle poaching

Kenya to deploy drones in all national parks in bid to tackle poaching | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
Move follows a successful pilot project in major protected wildlife area that saw drones reduce poaching by up to 96%
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Why we are losing the battle to save wildlife

Why we are losing the battle to save wildlife | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
Paula Kahumbu: The first ever World Wildlife Day this week provided few reasons to celebrate. What’s going wrong?
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Elephant Refuses To Be Poached, Survives Fourth Attack

Elephant Refuses To Be Poached, Survives Fourth Attack | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
In the past three years, nearly 1,500 elephants died on the grounds of Kenya’s Tsavo National Park, many of whom fell victim to rampant poaching. But amid the slaughter, one bull elephant there has defied the odds by refusing to succumb to four separate attempts on his life -- emerging as a symbol o...
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Wildlife Extra News - #Uganda defies #CITES and returns #ivory to #poacher

Wildlife Extra News - #Uganda defies #CITES and returns #ivory to #poacher | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
A shock court decision has sent alarm bells ringing across the globe because of the implications it could have on the world's fight against ivory poachers.
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KNP rangers, soldiers kill 7 poachers

KNP rangers, soldiers kill 7 poachers | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
KNP rangers and members of the SANDF have killed seven rhino poachers, bringing to 11 the number of poachers killed in the Kruger National Park this year.
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The Chinese Ivory Problem: Sometimes It Takes More Than a Little Crush to Fall in Love

The Chinese Ivory Problem: Sometimes It Takes More Than a Little Crush to Fall in Love | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
At 11am this Saturday, many hundreds of people are expected to descend on Portland Place, London.
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▶ IFAW Forest Elephant Rescue - Côte d'Ivoire 2014. Trailer - YouTube

In this brief video, a team of IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) experts envisage their most challenging rescue yet - a mission to ...
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The Bodhi Tree Foundation Launches Groundbreaking Campaign to Unite Tourism Industry to Save Africa’s Elephants | AWF

The Bodhi Tree Foundation Launches Groundbreaking Campaign to Unite Tourism Industry to Save Africa’s Elephants | AWF | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
The Bodhi Tree Foundation (TBTF) launches S.A.F.E, an anti-poaching campaign aimed at galvanizing and uniting the tourism industry to elevate awareness of the current elephant poaching crisis.
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allAfrica.com: Zimbabwe: Save Valley Conservancy to Be Indigenised

allAfrica.com: Zimbabwe: Save Valley Conservancy to Be Indigenised | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience
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All That Remained of 100 Elephants: A Ton of Ivory, Turned Into Trinkets

All That Remained of 100 Elephants: A Ton of Ivory, Turned Into Trinkets | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
New York City has the largest market for illegal ivory sales in the country. While it is against the law, the crime rarely results in prison time for poachers or sellers.
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Wildlife: What will be more effective as a means to end Elephant and Rhino Poaching, Park Rangers or alleviating poverty?

Wildlife: What will be more effective as a means to end Elephant and Rhino Poaching, Park Rangers or alleviating poverty? | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
Answer by Rory Young:Ivory poaching has not decreased as poverty has been alleviated, the opposite has happened. This is because ivory and rhino horn poaching are about green not hunger!As Africa (...
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That is the truth! We have to stop these poachers at any cost!

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'Canned hunting' of white lions is despicable – and it must stop

'Canned hunting' of white lions is despicable – and it must stop | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
Jerome Flynn: Gunning down tamed lions in is a cold-blooded slaughter that South Africa’s president must stop
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10 Simple Ways YOU Can Help Stop Wildlife Poaching Today

10 Simple Ways YOU Can Help Stop Wildlife Poaching Today | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
If you’re in need of a little inspiration to determine how you can help save endangered animals, check out this list.
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TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - Viet Nam Prime Minister orders action on wildlife crime

TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - Viet Nam Prime Minister orders action on wildlife crime | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of Viet Nam © World Economic Forum / Creative Commons Han...
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allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Total Ban On Ivory Trade Aims to Save Elephants, Rhinos From Extinction

allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Total Ban On Ivory Trade Aims to Save Elephants, Rhinos From Extinction | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience
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allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Kikwete Urges Total Ban On Ivory Trade

allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Kikwete Urges Total Ban On Ivory Trade | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
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Field diary: protecting elephants on the ground

Field diary: protecting elephants on the ground | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
All over Africa, elephants are being killed in their thousands to feed the increasing demand for ivory in Asia.
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Kaziranga National Park loses another rhino - The Times of India

Kaziranga National Park loses another rhino - The Times of India | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
It's just the beginning of the year and Kaziranga National Park has already lost two rhinos, with the latest one being killed on Friday.
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More than 1,000 rhinos killed in South Africa in 2013

More than 1,000 rhinos killed in South Africa in 2013 | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
Poachers killing animals at record rate, sparking fear of demise of entire population within 20 years
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Record ivory poaching pushes rhinos towards extinction - life - 17 January 2014 - New Scientist

Record ivory poaching pushes rhinos towards extinction - life - 17 January 2014 - New Scientist | Elephants In Peril | Scoop.it
More than 1000 rhinos were poached in South Africa last year – at this rate deaths could soon outnumber births, threatening a population crash
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