Battle to save Africa's elephants is gaining some ground

MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania (AP) -- The battle to save Africa's elephants is gaining some momentum. Legal ivory markets are shrinking worldwide, and law enforcement has broken up some international trafficking syndicates. But it's far too early to declare a turnaround. Poachers are moving to new areas and traffickers are adapting, aided by entrenched corruption....

Battle to save Africa's elephants is gaining some ground

The elephant staggered and keeled over in the tall grass in southern Tanzania, where some of the world's worst poaching has happened.

Fri 13 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Battle to save Africa's elephants is gaining some ground, Fri 13 Apr 18 from AP

Wildlife trade detective Samuel Wasser receives prestigious Albert Schweitzer Medal

From dogs to poop, Samuel K. Wasser has used it all to monitor wildlife and track down poachers. A conservation biologist at the University of Washington, U.S., Wasser has pioneered methods ...

Wed 11 Apr 18 from Mongabay.com

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