Conservation

Tuskless Elephants

March 28, 2017 0

As the poaching crisis rumbles on, African elephant populations are being decimated. But something strange is also happening to the appearance of elephants. They’re losing their tusks. If you take a safari in Zambia, you’re […]

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Counter-Poaching: Thresholds of ‘Acceptability’

December 8, 2015 0

Check out part 1 of this series here. Background: ‘mega-poaching’ relates to ivory and rhino-horn and the Central African Republic (CAR) is the ‘frontline’. Dispatch No.3 from the CAR outlines how text-book ideas of conflict […]

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Counter-Poaching: 6 Degrees of Impunity

December 3, 2015 2

Conducting counter-poaching operations in Bayanga is akin to running a company in a modern army, albeit with less means, little training, varying discipline or questionable loyalty. From logistical to budgetary constraints, organizing one hundred rangers and […]