Mapping Ivory Poaching Data to Save the African Elephant
June 27, 2013
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Featuring Dr. Iain Douglas-Hamilton, Founding Director of Save the Elephants -- the leader in the pursuit of high-tech conservation solutions, which are combined with grassroots knowledge to secure a future for Africa's elephants and leverages technology to help people understand how they can live together with the wildlife of the land.
Reuters (July 3, 2013) Conservationists in South Sudan are using satellite technology to monitor and protect the region's threatened elephant populations. They say South Sudan's elephants are in danger of being wiped out ... watch video
AFP (July 21, 2015) The Kenya Wildlife Service has today launched an inventory of the Kenya national stockpile of elephant ivory and rhino horn to serve as a DNA reference library for profiling of the national elephant ... watch video
AP (Sep. 23, 2014) The Clinton Global Initiative, CGI, is demanding an end to elephant poaching. Over a dozen African and Asian leaders joined former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea Clinton ... watch video
Reuters (Jan. 6, 2014) For the first time, China publicly crushed a part of its ivory stockpile - over six tons of it - in an effort to shed its image as a global hub for the illegal trade in African elephant tusks. Mana ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Apr. 27, 2015) Thai customs confiscate 3.1 tonnes of African elephant ivory worth $6 million, the second largest seizure in Thailand's history. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Aug. 19, 2014 New research has revealed that an estimated 100,000 elephants in Africa were killed for their ivory between 2010 and 2012. The study shows these losses are driving population declines of the ... read more
Feb. 20, 2014 A bill introduced into the New York State Legislature proposing a sweeping ban on the sale of ivory in New York State, Assembly bill A8824, has been welcomed by the Wildlife Conservation Society. ... read more
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