Archive for the ‘ivory trade’ Tag

Sharing the elephants’ burden

As I looked for ways that we all can get involved in elephant protection, I kept coming upon the same request- “Donate Now”- and, in some ways, that was very disappointing because I was hoping to get more directly involved. But, after investigating some of the issues in elephant conservation, I began to feel this […]

Posted October 26, 2012 by Mirka Zapletal in Mammals

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An elephant in the room

Anyone who has seen the most recent issue of National Geographic will understand why I chose this topic. The cover article looked at the resurgence in poaching for the ivory trade, and the journalist talked to a wide variety of people involved in the illegal trade to provide an understanding of what is driving demand. […]

Posted October 3, 2012 by Mirka Zapletal in Mammals

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