#Elephants

  • Article: Rhino Population Surges 1,000% in Tanzania Following Poaching Crackdown

    Rhino Population Surges 1,000% in Tanzania Following Poaching Crackdown

    By Joe McCarthy|July 11, 2019

    The country has a major economic incentive to protect the animals. Read more

  • Article: China Just Seized 2,748 Elephant Tusks in Huge Underground Ivory Bust

    China Just Seized 2,748 Elephant Tusks in Huge Underground Ivory Bust

    By Joe McCarthy|April 16, 2019

    The crackdown thwarted a transnational smuggling ring. Read more

  • Article: The UK Will Use Aid Money to Support Sumatran Tigers and Other Endangered Animals

    The UK Will Use Aid Money to Support Sumatran Tigers and Other Endangered Animals

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 21, 2018

    It aims to tackle the underlying causes of the illegal wildlife trade — poverty and the destruction. Read more

  • Article: 87 Elephants Slaughtered in Botswana in 'Largest' Poaching Incident in History

    87 Elephants Slaughtered in Botswana in 'Largest' Poaching Incident in History

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 4, 2018

    The country disarmed its anti-poaching units in May. Read more

  • Article: Mozambique Gets Gift of 200 Elephants to Help Replenish Population

    Mozambique Gets Gift of 200 Elephants to Help Replenish Population

    By Joanna Prisco|July 24, 2018

    Diamond producer De Beers wants to help save the elephant population affected by poaching. Read more

  • Article: UK Cracks Down on Sale of Ivory to Save the World's 'Iconic' Elephants

    UK Cracks Down on Sale of Ivory to Save the World's 'Iconic' Elephants

    By Joe McCarthy|May 23, 2018

    “We must do all we can to protect them for future generations.” Read more

  • Article: Trump Administration Will Allow Hunters to Import Elephant 'Trophies' from African Hunts

    Trump Administration Will Allow Hunters to Import Elephant 'Trophies' from African Hunts

    By Chris Gelardi|March 7, 2018

    Meanwhile, the African elephant population is dwindling. Read more

  • Article: Frightened Elephants Have Killed 10 Rohingya Refugees

    Frightened Elephants Have Killed 10 Rohingya Refugees

    By Joe McCarthy|March 7, 2018

    Refugee camps and elephant feeding zones are dangerously overlapping. Read more