They are Being Left to Kill off the Continent’s Wildlife

In 2016 (at Cop17 Johannesburg 2016) the results of the very expensive and three-years-long Great Elephant Census (an all over Africa aerial elephant count with multiple aircraft) were presented to the world. It was determined that the remaining elephants in Africa numbered no more than 315 000 (or whatever other ‘points’ were made and/or added). …

“BIG STICK” Approach Does not Work

USAID announced a global case study compilation to collect lessons on an urgent global conservation challenge: how to build capacity for enforcement and prosecution to combat wildlife crime. They want to know what has worked, what hasn’t, and everything in between. _____________________________ Here is a frank and a sensible response by Ron Thomson of the …