3 -min. read We’ve covered the killing of elephants for their ivory and rhinos for their horn, but it seems there is a new animal under threat: the hippo, the unexpected victim of a most barbaric practice.
2 -min. read In a bid to break the impasse around the role of trophy hunting in Africa, Colin Bell, Ian Michler, Paul Stones and Stuart Dorrington will lead a two-sided debate at the 2018 Conservation Lab. Their aim? To collaborate on a document that will aid conservation efforts continent wide.
4 -min. read The more we understand, respect and support people living closer to the wild, the better we’ll be able to conserve our environment together, argues Anton Crone.
4 -min. read ‘Conservation is war’ is a sentiment we often hear these days – and perhaps many readers will agree. But is it a war, or is it wishful thinking on behalf of those who want a decisive end to poaching? And if it is a war, do we really know who the enemy is?
4 -min. read This week a proposal to list all African elephants as Endangered Species was rejected at CITES, despite the fact that this would have effectively prohibited international trade in ivory, reports Anton Crone.