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Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2016 0

We are losing animal species at an alarming, unprecedented rate, and our wild places are increasingly coming under attack. If we’re not careful, our planet could soon have far fewer other kinds of beings

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Protecting the Woolly Mammoth to Save Today’s Elephants

Protecting the Woolly Mammoth to Save Today’s Elephants

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2016 1

The woolly mammoth—an animal that went extinct 4,000 years ago—is currently being considered for legal protection under conservation trade rules. “How that can be?” you might well ask. The answer lies in a story that’s entwined with some very

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An Elegy – and a Hope – for Elephants

An Elegy – and a Hope – for Elephants

Wendy Redal November 21, 2013 0

A PERSONAL REFLECTION ON THE U.S. IVORY CRUSH Two years ago when I was on safari in Botswana, I saw my first herd of wild elephants. We heard them first—a low, rumbling thunder in

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Using Elephants to Pay for Our Wars

Using Elephants to Pay for Our Wars

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 18, 2013 12

On Monday, May 6, 2013, 17 heavily armed poachers entered Dzanga-Ndoki National Park in the Central African Republic. They then proceeded to a large clearing known as Dzanga Bai, or “village of elephants,” where

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