From National Geographic Chinese region joins other countries in recent trend of ivory destruction. A shipment of more than 700 ivory tusks worth over $1 million was seized by customs officials in Hong Kong in early January 2013. PHOTOGRAPH BY BOBBY YIP, REUTERS Christine Dell’Amore National Geographic PUBLISHED JANUARY 23, 2014 Twenty-eight tons of Hong […]
A Voice for Elephants on December 16, 2013 National Geographic A VOICE FOR ELEPHANTS – FULL STORY By Trevor Jones and Katarzyna Nowak Vulture faeces stain another victim of poaching in Ruaha-Rungwa in southern Tanzania. (Photograph by the Udzungwa Elephant Project) Earlier this month, international media ran with a major prediction released by the International Union for the […]
The first African Elephant Summit met this week in Botswana, with delegates from 30 nations attending, from Kenya to China. Agreements were reached to Wildlife trafficking involving organized criminal groups will now be considered a serious crime subject to international law enforcement. CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) estimates that 22,000 African elephants […]
FROM CINECLIQ The director of “How I Became an Elephant“, Tim Gorski spoke exclusively to Cinecliq about getting the documentary made, his love of elephants and what drives him to save these amazing animals. You have a history of animal rescue and investigation, and producing material about the plight of animals. What in particular first […]
WASHINGTON — The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will destroy six tons of illegal African elephant ivory next week that it has been stockpiling since the ’80s, officials said on Tuesday. Enlarge This Image Nicholas Kamm/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Outside the White House last month, a rally for elephants, which are being killed at a […]
BEST CHILDREN’S PROGRAM Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival How I Became an Elephant received a big win at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival last week, the most prestigious wildlife film festival in the world. We competed with over 40 other brilliant films by BBC Worldwide, […]
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