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The price of a dead elephant

By Sophie Bertazzo

November 21, 2017
In this new piece for Medium, Conservation International CEO M. Sanjayan explains why elephants are worth more alive.
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Our critical allies for elephants

By M. Sanjayan, Ph.D.

August 12, 2017
Elephants illustrate a core truth about conservation work: It must be done alongside local communities.
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New capital of the U.S. ivory trade: Washington, D.C.?

By Bruno Vander Velde

July 28, 2017
Washington, D.C. appears to be the new hub of the country’s ivory trade, according to a report released Wednesday.
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In Kenya’s storied hills, traditional ways confront a modern problem: climate change

By Cassandra Kane

July 26, 2017
Neutralize your carbon footprint through a new REDD+ project in the Chyulu Hills of Kenya.
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China ban on ivory trade only first step to saving elephants, expert says

By Molly Bergen

January 4, 2017
The world’s largest ivory market will soon be shut down. Here’s what needs to happen next.
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