UPDATED: Cote d'Ivoire elephant rescue: stakes high as team prepares for historic move

January 16, 2014
Cote d'Ivoire elephant rescue: stakes high as team prepares for historic move

The author and capture team from South Africa inspect the trailers, trucks and crates to be used during the elephant rescue.After meeting our capture team colleagues at OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg, I jumped into a flight bound for Cote d'Ivoire via Ghana.

UPDATED: Cote d'Ivoire elephant rescue: stakes high as team prepares for historic move

January 16, 2014
Cote d'Ivoire elephant rescue: stakes high as team prepares for historic move

The author and capture team from South Africa inspect the trailers, trucks and crates to be used during the elephant rescue.After meeting our capture team colleagues at OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg, I jumped into a flight bound for Cote d'Ivoire via Ghana.

UPDATED: Cote d'Ivoire elephant rescue: stakes high as team prepares for historic move

January 16, 2014
Cote d'Ivoire elephant rescue: stakes high as team prepares for historic move

The author and capture team from South Africa inspect the trailers, trucks and crates to be used during the elephant rescue.After meeting our capture team colleagues at OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg, I jumped into a flight bound for Cote d'Ivoire via Ghana.

UPDATED: Cote d'Ivoire elephant rescue: stakes high as team prepares for historic move

January 16, 2014
Cote d'Ivoire elephant rescue: stakes high as team prepares for historic move

The author and capture team from South Africa inspect the trailers, trucks and crates to be used during the elephant rescue.After meeting our capture team colleagues at OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg, I jumped into a flight bound for Cote d'Ivoire via Ghana.

UPDATED: Cote d'Ivoire elephant rescue: stakes high as team prepares for historic move

January 16, 2014
Cote d'Ivoire elephant rescue: stakes high as team prepares for historic move

The author and capture team from South Africa inspect the trailers, trucks and crates to be used during the elephant rescue.After meeting our capture team colleagues at OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg, I jumped into a flight bound for Cote d'Ivoire via Ghana.

Een groen geluid in omroepland

January 17, 2014

Misschien ken je het wel: je zit ’s avonds na een lange werkdag lekker onderuitgezakt op de bank. Je bent helemaal klaar voor een avondje ontspannen en zet de televisie aan. Na een half uurtje zappen bekruipt je een raar gevoel: je mist iets. De talentenshows, de detectives, de spelletjes, ze kunnen niet meer bekoren. Het is tijd voor een nieuw geluid in omroepland, een groen geluid. Een omroep waar ruimte is voor documentaires, prachtige natuurbeelden en schattige dieren.

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Horn of Contention – Reviewing the Deadly Cost of Rhino Horn

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January 17, 2014
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The only certainty of the impact of legalizing trade in rhino horn in an attempt to save rhinos from poachers, is uncertainty, a review of economic reports on the legal and illegal markets in horn has found.

Commissioned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) in late 2013, the report Horn of Contention by Economists at Large reviewed a variety of formal and informal studies into the economics of trade in rhino horn.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Christina Pretorius (Wildlife Trade Programme)
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+27 21 701 8642
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+27 82 330 2558
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Weibo, le Twitter chinois, galvanise les foules en faveur de la protection des animaux

January 14, 2014
Weibo, le Twitter chinois, galvanise les foules en faveur de la protection des a

Le message posté sur Weibo réclame des lois pour mettre fin à la cruauté envers les animaux, une demande retweetée 34 000 fois et commentée par plus de 2 600 internautes enthousiastes.La Toile s’est enflammée après qu’une équipe de policiers d&rsqu

I Found A Way to help clean up the coast

January 16, 2014
I Found A Way to help clean up the coast

IFAW Marine Campaigner Sharon Livermore and friends with their beach clean-up haulAustralia is renowned for its long, sweeping beaches and coastal beauty. Being a country of beach lovers, most of us enjoy spending weekends with our toes in the sand and taking to the ocean to swim, snorkel or surf.