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‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing
‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing
Rhino poaching is decreasing. The environmental affairs department says that 259 fewer rhinos were poached last year than the year before —...
Elephants in the room
Elephants in the room
World Elephant Day was held on August 12 to bring attention to the plight of the Asian and African pachyderm.
Ban on sending wild elephants to zoos a step closer
Ban on sending wild elephants to zoos a step closer
The regulator of global wildlife trade will likely ban sending African elephants captured from the wild to zoos after countries supported the move...
The hopeful continent
The hopeful continent
Last week, the Mail & Guardian put out a call on Twitter for inspiring, uplifting and positive stories from around the African...
New survey raises concerns about elephant poaching in Botswana
New survey raises concerns about elephant poaching in Botswana
Botswana has an elephant poaching problem. The numbers far exceed previous years according to a new survey. The...
NSPCA to take action against Joburg zoo over elephant
NSPCA to take action against Joburg zoo over elephant
The National Council of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) has announced it will be taking legal action against the...
Botswana fights claims of elephant poaching spree
Botswana fights claims of elephant poaching spree
Botswana has rejected claims of a surge of elephant poaching made by a leading conservation charity and put on display carcasses of animals...
Botswana elephant massacre 'largest to date'
Botswana elephant massacre 'largest to date'
Botswana charity Elephants Without Borders (EWB) said on Tuesday that at least 87 elephant carcasses have been discovered during a three-month...
The tusk at hand: SA begins great elephant trek
The tusk at hand: SA begins great elephant trek
Owing to an overpopulation of elephants at its Limpopo nature reserve, diamond producer De Beers has opted to relocate 200 elephants to Mozambique....
Ancient DNA changes everything we know about the evolution of elephants
Ancient DNA changes everything we know about the evolution of elephants
For a long time, zoologists assumed that there were only two species of elephant: one Asian and one African. Then genetic analyses suggested that...
Paradigm shift as African countries throw their weight behind ivory ban
Paradigm shift as African countries throw their weight behind ivory ban
Calls from conservation groups for a strong line and a near total ban on the sale of ivory were strengthened last week when 32 African nations

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