Tag Archives: Africa
How the world banded together to protect the world’s most trafficked mammal.
At the age of eight, Luca Berardi founded an environmental organization after reading about endangered animals in a library book. Four years later, he is making a name for himself in the world of wildlife conservation.
Conflict often arises when the needs of animals are pitted against those of growing human populations. For scientists, the obvious answer to reducing human-wildlife conflict is…chili powder, bees, and strobe lights?
Trophy hunters, African governments, and even some scientists support widespread trophy hunting as a form of conservation. However, the use of trophy hunting as a conservation tool has some major drawbacks.
Purchasing ivory not only harms elephants, it encourages trade on the black market that may be used to fund terrorism. Can cooperation between lawmakers and conservationists effectively turn the war on terror against poachers?