CITES Allows Zimabwe Live Elephant Sales

Nothing and no one can stop Zimbabwe from selling its 35 live elephants to China and Pakistan say experts on the rules of the UN Convention on International Trade In Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). They were reacting to the ongoing protest against Zimbabwe’s live elephant sales by a little-known Zimbabwean animal …

Open Letter to President Masisi

Lausanne, 4 June 2019 OPEN LETTER  Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi His Excellency, President of the Republic of Botswana, Private Bag 001, Gaborone Botswana Your Excellency, President Dr. Masisi, As a former Secretary-General of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), I could not resist letting you know …

NPB Received US$2.5 Million to Stop Elephant Culling

In the deal , NPB agreed to accept US$2.5 million (in five installments of $500,000.00 a year) from IF AW to purchase additional elephant habitat for Kruegar National Park on condition, among other things, that NPB expressly undertakes never to allow the culling or hunting of elephants or any other species of game on any …