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One of the worlds largest tusk elephants killed by poachers, reminiscent of Ahmed

Africa’s Largest tusked elephants Satao, the Ahmed of this generation, who was one of the largest tusked elephants, recently got killed by poachers. The loss of this elephant hits hard. You can read about Ahmed in my book, The Games … Continue reading

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High-tech drones, tougher laws, better training boost Africa’s fight against elephant, rhino poachers

“New laws with stiff penalties, more military training for rangers and new technology like drones with thermal cameras are all helping to protect rhinos and elephants.” Source: http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2014/01/23/hightech_drones_tougher_laws_better_training_boost_africas_fight_against_elephant_rhino_poachers.html Speaking of new technology, check out Amazon’s future goal:

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Prince William Pledges to Destroy All Ivory Artefacts in Buckingham Palace

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/prince-william-pledges-destroy-all-ivory-artefacts-buckingham-palace-1436665

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Obama Administration Treats Antique Collectors And Dealers As Criminals: New Ivory Rules Put Elephants At Increased Risk

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dougbandow/2014/02/17/obama-administration-treats-antique-collectors-and-dealers-as-criminals-new-ivory-rules-put-elephants-at-increased-risk/

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Prince Charles and Prince William appeal t an end for poaching

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newsvideo/royalfamilyvideo/10476676/Prince-Charles-and-Prince-William-appeal-for-an-end-to-poaching-during-London-zoo-visit.html  

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Al Shabaab

By Laurel Neme, Andrea Crosta, and Nir Kalron Seized ivory trinkets and tusks, courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Consumers have the power to end the killing of elephants and innocent people caught up in conflict financed by … Continue reading

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Blood elephants: demand for ivory fuels conflict

Blood elephants: demand for ivory fuels conflict Elleka Watts The Diplomat McClatchy-Tribune News Service October 10, 2013 1:00 am Customs agents in Hong Kong have reportedly seized 189 elephant tusks adding up to approximately 769 kilograms of ivory in the city’s … Continue reading

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The High Price of Ivory

By Laurel Neme, Andrea Crosta and Nir KalronOctober 14, 2013 If the world needs another reason to get serious about combating elephant poaching, here’s one: The attack by terrorists on Westgate Mall in Nairobi. Income from illegal ivory trafficking is … Continue reading

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Alternative Energy News – Up To The Minute!

Alternative Energy News – Up To The Minute!.

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U.S. to crush Ivory in an effort to help save elephants

U.S. Will Crush Ivory to Save Elephants Authorities Hope Destroying Ivory Could Hurt Illegal Market By Charlotte Alter @charlottealterSept. 10, 20131 Comment U.S. officials in Denver plan to pulverize more than six tons of ivory in order to fight illegal wildlife trafficking and … Continue reading

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