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U.S. lifts ban on some elephant trophy imports

By Bruno Vander Velde

November 16, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the remains of legally hunted elephants in two African countries can be imported into the United States.
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To save elephants, it takes a village

By Leah Duran

November 1, 2017
Kenya’s Reteti Elephant Sanctuary — the first community-owned elephant sanctuary in East Africa — provides a place for injured elephants to heal and a home for elephants orphaned by poaching.
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The most valued anti-poaching equipment? It may surprise you

By Jamey Anderson

May 25, 2017
In recent years, the battle against wildlife poaching in Africa has taken a high-tech turn. But for rangers on the ground, the basics can make all the difference.
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In parched South Africa, herders find ally in nature

By Tori Linder

May 2, 2017
Higher prices for cattle plus healthier rangelands means small-scale ranchers are better prepared for the next drought.
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To a country on the edge of development, what is nature worth?

By Rachel Neugarten

March 21, 2017
Conflict, poverty and disease prevented the collection of data on the state of Liberia’s ecosystems for decades — until now.
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