By Archiver
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 22:13

The royal family has a reputation for trying to make the world a better place. 

 

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By Archiver
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:35

Elephants in captivity around the world face a life of isolation living within substandard facilities facing boredom, neglect and in some cases direct abuse at the hand of humans.  Unfortunately it comes down to human greed and lack of understanding.

The only reason elephants are subjected to these lives of imprisonment is to entertain people; we are intrigued by the animal world and we want to be as close to it as we can, even if means the animal is destined to a life of suffering.

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By Archiver
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 11:26

Durban - For iSimangaliso’s operations director Sizo Sibiya it was an emotional moment - the relocation operation of 30 of its uMkhuze elephants to Zinave National Park in the Mozambique.

“In 1994 when elephants were first introduced back into uMkhuze, I was working here as a young section ranger,” he says. “Today is a great indication of the excellent job that Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife has been doing in protecting these animals over the past 23 years to the point where we are able to donate to other parks,” he said.

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By Archiver
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 11:17

Illegal ivory has been found on sale in 10 European countries, contravening international efforts to cut down on the trade which campaigners say encourages the poaching of elephants.

The campaigning group Avaaz bought 109 items of ivory and had them tested using radiocarbon dating. 

 

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By Archiver
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 11:14

Police officers have nabbed drugs in Nairobi’s Muthaiga North Estate.

The afternoon raid in the posh estate saw the officers discover an unknown amount of drugs and elephant tusks of unknown value.

Reports indicate that the home or scene of crime (House Number 65) belongs to a man identified as Joseph Wanjohi alias Muthie, who lives right opposite Education Principal Education Belio Kipsang (House Number 60).

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By Archiver
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 10:51

Taiwan's Forestry Bureau said on July 13 that the ban on the sale of ivory will enter into force in 2020, in a measure to protect African elephants, who are illegally hunted for their tusks, reported CNA.

From January 1, 2020, all ivory products will no longer be legally bought and sold, in-line with similar international bans.

Recent years have seen increased momentum towards the absolute ban in ivory sales. 

 

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