(Photo gallery) U.S. Government destroys more than a ton of ivory in Times Square

(Photo gallery) U.S. Government destroys more than a ton of ivory in Times Square

Jun 20, 2015

USFWS and State of New York Joined by Wildlife and Conservation NGOs to Raise Awareness of Poaching Crisis and Ivory Trade New York – June 19, 2015 – The United States today destroyed more than one ton of illegal ivory confiscated through the law enforcement efforts of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the […]

Tanzania: Poaching Steals from Us All

Tanzania: Poaching Steals from Us All

Jun 18, 2015

African Wildlife Foundation and WildAid Launch Anti-Poaching Campaign with Tanzanian Government Public awareness campaign featuring Tanzanian celebrities will be distributed widely across the nation under the tagline “Poaching Steals from Us All” DAR ES SALAAM — African Wildlife Foundation and WildAid, in partnership with Tanzania’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, are launching a new […]

Is the United States doing enough to save the elephants?

Is the United States doing enough to save the elephants?

Jun 8, 2015

By Jamie Joseph Making headlines around the world on 29 May was China’s breakthrough announcement promising the world that they “will strictly control ivory processing and trade until the commercial processing and sale of ivory and its products are eventually halted.” I published a follow up article a few days later, and it wasn’t well […]

In the race to save the elephants will the US or China step up first?

In the race to save the elephants will the US or China step up first?

Jun 7, 2015

By Jamie Joseph On the 29th of May conservationists and Global Citizens all over the world were celebrating the Government of China’s announcement that they would eventually halt the commercial processing and sale of ivory and its products. This is, so far, the most monumental victory in the fight to save Africa’s elephants, and a […]

War on Greed

War on Greed

May 30, 2015

Dedicated to the memory of Satao (1964 – 30 May 2014) and all of Africa’s wild that have died in the pursuit of man’s greed. I gnaw my thoughts for words the way art bows to sunset I am ensnared by her beauty Her wing stretched song Her baritone roar Her wildcat skin and all […]

Hong Kong public supports ivory ban

Hong Kong public supports ivory ban

May 27, 2015

UPDATE! 29 May 2015: China agrees to phase out its ivory industry to combat elephant poaching Last month Saving the Wild interviewed Dr Elizabeth Quat, a Hong Kong lawmaker that has made it her mission to lobby the Hong Kong and mainland China government to ban the domestic trade of ivory. This exclusive story for […]

Big Life: Solving poverty saves elephants

Big Life: Solving poverty saves elephants

May 20, 2015

By Jamie Joseph / A Virgin Unite Exclusive. Towards the end of last year, Prince William bestowed to Richard Bonham, co-founder of Big Life Foundation, the lifetime achievement award for his contribution to wildlife and the Maasai community in Kenya. Saving Africa’s last wild places is as much about humans as it is about animals, […]

The man behind 81 poaching arrests in 12 days

The man behind 81 poaching arrests in 12 days

May 13, 2015

By Jamie Joseph It’s twilight in Malawi when I catch Rory Young on the phone, camped out with his fellow rangers somewhere deep in the African bush. There is a sense of urgency in his voice, like he has many important things to tell me, but really there is so much more work to be […]

Africa, made by China (The Dirty Truth)

Africa, made by China (The Dirty Truth)

Apr 28, 2015

By Jamie Joseph / A New Zealand Herald Exclusive. I recently returned from a 12 week mission, writing stories from the frontline of Africa’s poaching crisis, a witness to a war on greed where elephants and rhinos are now staring down the barrel of extinction. But what I also witnessed, in the six years passing […]

55 arrested in Malawi poaching sting

55 arrested in Malawi poaching sting

Apr 24, 2015

Guest blog: Rory Young, Chengeta Wildlife Breaking story… (watch this space) So far 44 arrests in last 24 hours. And 55 in the last 48 hours. That has to be some sort of record… In the beautiful National Reserve where I am currently doing ops training with Malawi DNPW rangers we are trying to make […]

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