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DRAMATIC CHANGES IN CHINA’S IVORY TRADE

PRESS RELEASEThe wholesale price of raw ivory in China has fallen by almost two thirds in the last three years, according to new research released today. During this time China’s government has made increasingly strong commitments to close the...

How Bees are Helping Farmers Live Alongside Elephants.

 Press ReleaseTuesday 21st February 2017The tiny bee defends an impoverished farmer against the advance of enormous and hungry elephants, providing honey that eases any residual bad feeling. A fable? No, this is the new reality for farmers...

African Task Force Shakes Up Wildlife Trafficking Syndicates

Press Release Enforcement Drive Snares 10 Major Criminals including Corrupt Officials and Business ExecutivesThe recent arrests in Africa (right) were connected to the seizure of 1.5 tons of elephant tusks by Vietnamese Customs officers in 2014...

VIETNAM’S ILLEGAL IVORY TRADE THREATENS AFRICA’S ELEPHANTS

Vietnam is now one of the world’s biggest illegal ivory markets. The number of items seen for sale had risen by over six times from 2008 to 2015, according to a survey report released today by Save the Elephants.No other country is known to be as...

Sharp fall in the prices of elephant tusks in China

The price of illegal raw ivory in China has almost halved over the past 18 months, according to new research to be published by Save the Elephants. The news gives cautious hope that the unsustainable killing of Africa’s elephants – driven by...

THE WIRED WILDERNESS: GOOGLE BRINGS SAMBURU TO THE WORLD

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday 15th September 11.00 GMT People living anywhere in the world are now able to explore the East African savannah without leaving home. Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve has just opened to online visitors using Street View in...