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A World Without Elephants
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by Zoe Krasney

As I write this, I just learned about the horror of 87 elephants slaughtered for their ivory in Botswana in early September.

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- Oct 17, 2018
My life in the Naimina Enkiyio Forest, Part 1
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by Alfred Mepukori

The area of land popularly known as Loita lies in southern Kenya between the Ngurman-Magadi escarpment and the Maasai Mara National Game Reserve. It covers an area of 1,700 km2 within the Loita Division…

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- Nov 11, 2013
Elephants in the Refuge
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by Oriane Lee Johnston

Wasara Ranch and the Chiredzi River Land Conservancy in Zimbabwe is theoretically a place of refuge. But the flood of new settlers continues unchecked and has decimated the original Wasara ranch land,…

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- Jul 23, 2012
On the Wild Plains
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by Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson

As a husband and wife photography team, Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson have traveled the globe capturing some of the rarest ecosystems, each in danger of falling off the map in the wake of habitat destruction…

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- Apr 02, 2012
Q&A with Lawrence Anthony, author of The Elephant Whisperer
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by Julia Osterman

Voices for Biodiversity catches up with author and conservationist Lawrence Anthony to learn more about his two books and third upcoming book. In the process, Anthony talks about the power of animals to…

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- Jul 25, 2011
The Elephant Whisperer
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by Julia Osterman

Journey into the South African bush in Lawrence Anthony’s The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild. This touching narrative, which delves into the transformational relationship…

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- Jul 25, 2011
Elephants in the Garden
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by Daniel Long

Writer Daniel Long speaks to farmers in sub-Saharan Africa about the human-elephant conflict. Drought and shrinking habitat have pushed elephants onto much of the same land that communities use for food…

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- May 03, 2011
In Africa’s Wake
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by Kathryn Pardo

Inspired by books such as Out of Africa and Flame Trees of Thika, photographer Beth Henry set out to capture the wildness of Africa through the lens of a camera. Once there, she will tell you, the continent…

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- May 03, 2011