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The War on Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, War, Poachers, Ivory, Africa, China, Asia )

- 693 days ago -
How the very existence of AfricaâEUR(TM)s elephants is threatened by poachers, traffickers and AsiaâEUR(TM)s appetite for ivory
âEUR~Gunman and Four AccomplicesâEUR(TM) Are Arrested Over the Death of British Pilot Roger Gower Whose Helicopter Was Shot Down By Ivo
Offbeat  (tags: Roger Gowet, pilot, shot, murdered, British, ivory, poacher )

- 774 days ago -
A group of five people have been arrested in connection to the killing of British helicopter pilot Roger Gower who was fatally gunned down by elephant poachers in Tanzania.
Meet Diego, the Dog That Hunts Rhino Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: diego, dog, poachers, hunts, elephants, rhinos, ivory )

- 883 days ago -
While poachers are finding new, crueler ways to kill endangered species, poacher hunters are finding more creative ways to catch poachers.
Prince William Urges Chinese to Stop Buying Ivory and Rhino Horn
Offbeat  (tags: Duke of Cambridge, prince William, speech, royal, ivory, china, video, poachers, elephants )

- 884 days ago -
Duke of Cambridge uses speech hours before Chinese president Xi JinpingâEUR(TM)s UK state visit to campaign against trade in illegal wildlife products.
Poachers Are Using Cyanide to Slaughter Entire Elephant Herds
Offbeat  (tags: cyanide, elephants, ivory, poachers, water )

- 888 days ago -
Earlier this week, a herd of elephants stopped by a watering hole, seeking a respite from the weekâEUR(TM)s 85-degree temperatures. As they filled their trunks poured the cool water into their mouths, they couldnâEUR(TM)t have known that that same water would
Woman Dubbed the Queen of Ivory Who Allegedly Masterminded the Smuggling of 706 Elephants' Tusks Is Arrested in Tanzania
Offbeat  (tags: Ivory, tusks, elephants, arrested, smuggler, Tanzania )

- 893 days ago -
A Chinese woman dubbed the 'Queen of Ivory' said to be at the centre of an international smuggling ring which has left hundreds of elephants dead has been arrested.
Prince William's Message to End Illegal Wildlife Trade
Offbeat  (tags: Prince William, illegal, wildlife, trade, ivory, elephants, rhinos, poaching )

- 898 days ago -
Prince William has penned a powerful message supporting a cause close to his heart âEUR" the protection of endangered species and the need to combat the illegal wildlife trade. The future King wrote a lengthy article in The Financial Times, calling on
Full Extent of Elephant Slaughter in Africa at the Hands of Poachers Finally Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, elephants, ivory, poachers, conservation, slaughter )

- 900 days ago -
Since the beginning of the year, 24000 elephants have been shot, snared or poisoned by poachers for their ivory.
HISTORIC: The World Just Took One Huge Step Forward For Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, poaching, ivory, USA, china, ban )

- 906 days ago -
In a move already being hailed as " historic," U.S. President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping agreed to ban ivory sales in their respective countries on Friday.
China Agrees to Phase Out Its Ivory Industry to Combat Elephant Poaching
Offbeat  (tags: China, good news, ivory, poaching, trade )

- 1028 days ago -
China has committed to phasing out the domestic manufacture and sale of ivory products for the first time.
Exposed: Tanzania's Elephant Killing Fields
Offbeat  (tags: Tanzania, elephants, killed, tusks, ivory, sad news, poachers, exposed, national park )

- 1064 days ago -
Half the elephants in one of AfricaâEUR(TM)s largest national parks - over 4,000 animals - have been killed by poachers in a single year, according to new research. Elephant numbers in TanzaniaâEUR(TM)s Ruaha National Park have dropped from 8,500 in 2014
China Bans Ivory Imports for a Year
Offbeat  (tags: china, bans, ivory, imports, year, poaching, elephants, rhinos, good news )

- 1119 days ago -
China has imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports that took immediate effect amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for ivory fuels poaching that threatens the existence of African elephants.
Elephants and Rhinos 'Extinct in 20 Years'
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, endangered, conservation, ivory, rhino horn, poachers )

- 1265 days ago -
Elephants and rhinos could be extinct within two decades, ­campaigners are warning ahead of marches across the world to call for greater protection for the two species.
Two Poachers Shot Dead in Kaziranga National Park -TWO LESS POACHERS, 10k TO GO!
Offbeat  (tags: Tusks, horns, ivory, poachers killed, elephants, rhino's, only way to save wildlife, kill poachers )

- 1318 days ago -
It may be mentioned here that in comparison to killing of 21 rhino in the current year by poacher, a total of 15 poachers have also been shot dead by the anti-poaching squad of the Kaziranga National Park in the same period. HAH!

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