the cyanide-using poachers have been swiftly caught and given 15 years

The introduction of cyanide into poachers’ killing methods is a new low, and the global outrage was as instant and huge as that over the Assad’s use of sarin on the women and children of Syria’s. This must be the reason why the poachers were swiftly caught and given 15 years, and unusually high sentence …Read More

now they’re using cyanide

to kill elephants at water holes in Hwange Park in Zimbabwe.

This is where Johnny Rodrigues took Gullaume Bonn, Ron Beinner and I around for a day and we saw the bones of dozens of slaughtered elephants and he made a 24-video of a waterhole that showed that each species came to drink in its turn, …Read More

the sad reality and unfortunate missteps in trying to control the Chinese ivory trade

China Ivory Prosecution: A Success Exposes Fundamental Failure
Bryan Christy, A Voice for Elephants May 30, 2013

Chinese media reported last week that China has convicted a major ivory seller in Fujian and his accomplices for their role in an international ivory trafficking scheme that smuggled nearly eight tonnes of ivory out of Kenya, Tanzania, and Nigeria.

The arrest and conviction of a government-accredited ivory trader …Read More