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by Lysander Christo

In this unprincipled time of elephant carnage in the name of ivory, my wife, son and I have come to view elephants as being on equal footing, searching for them with a guide on conservation lands.

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- Aug 27, 2017
My life in the Naimina Enkiyio Forest, Part 2
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by Alfred Mepukori

Continue on the journey through the forests of East Africa with Maasai warrior Alfred Mepukori, who tells readers about growing up Maasai, why elephants matter, and survival in the Naimina Enkiyio Forest.

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- Nov 18, 2013
Allison Argo: filmmaker, conservationist
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by Mary Bates

Raised in a theatrical family, filmmaker Allison Argo learned early on the art of storytelling. And when she met Ivan, a 27-year-old gorilla held in a 14-by-14 foot concrete cell in a mall in Tacoma, Washington,…

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New Protection for the Heart of the Congo
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by Kathryn Dixon

The Sahgha Tri-National Protected Area (TNS) bounds 10,000 square miles (25,000 square kilometers) of one of the most pristine regions of equatorial Africa, encompassing tropical forests, wetlands and…

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- Jul 11, 2012
Izilwane Remembers Lawrence Anthony
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by Kathryn Pardo

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA—The world is saying goodbye this month to one of the most fascinating conservationists of this generation. Elephant Whisperer – so-called because of his ability to understand…

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- Mar 16, 2012
Elephant Sanctuary
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by John Michaloski

CHITWAN, NEPAL For three months, John Michaloski bathed, fed, and tended to elephants in Chitwan, Nepal, where he developed a relationship with an elephant named Sundar Kali. Here, John reflects on his…

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- Apr 21, 2011