Elephants facing east

Pushing Ivory Out of Africa: A Criminal Intelligence Analysis ...

(more than 85,000 elephants),1 and Mozambique’s elephants declined by over 48% (more than 9,000 elephants).2 In trafficking terms, since 2009, a staggering 43 tons of seized ivory has been traced back directly to Kenya’s port in Mombasa alone.3 Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda are East African hubs for sourcing and/or trafficking ivory.

July 21st,2019

The Asian elephant has been worshipped for centuries — now it ...

Asian Elephant The Asian elephant has been worshipped for centuries — now it could be facing extinction in the wild Although revered by many Asian cultures, the Asian elephant is being pushed to extinction. While there are over 15,000 Asian elephants in captivity, only 25,600–32,750 are thought to roam wild in the tropical

July 21st,2019

Legal Ivory Trade in a Corrupt World and its Impact on ...

Legal Ivory Trade in a Corrupt World and its Impact on African Elephant Populations ELIZABETH L. BENNETT Wildlife Conservation Society, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460, U.S.A., email ebennett@wcs.org Abstract: Illegal hunting of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) for ivory is causing rapid declines in their populations.

July 21st,2019

Elephant corridor use and threats in the eastern range of ...

range of African elephants in East Africa has continu-ally declined due loss of habitat and displacement by ... and the nature and level of threats facing elephant corridors in the eastern range ...

July 21st,2019

Slaughter of the African Elephants

killed. Such is the reality facing African forest elephants today. (2) This mother and child were just two of the tens of thousands of forest elephants that have been butchered over the past decade. A staggering 62 percent vanished from central Africa between 2002 and 2011, according to a study we have just published with 60 other scientists in

July 21st,2019

STATUS OF ELEPHANT POPULATIONS, LEVELS OF ILLEGAL KILLING AND ...

African elephants are not evenly distributed across their range and neither is their status or the threats facing them; populations in different regions and countries continue to face very different challenges. Southern, Eastern, Central and West Africa have 71%, 20%, 6% and 3% of the continental population respectively (Figure 2; Table 1).

July 21st,2019

Observations of Elephants in East and Southern Africa

OBSERVATIONS OF ELEPHANTS IN EAST AND SOUTHERN AFRICA by Jeheskel Shoshani Listed below are selected short observations on African elephants (Loxodonta africana) made during the past summer in East and Southern Africa. Observing elephants was not the objective of this trip. Whenever possible, we visited national parks and game reserves.

July 21st,2019

African Elephant - c402277.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com

indicate that communities facing increased hardships are turning to methods of earning income that adversely affect elephants and other wildlife. • Help people adapt to the changing climate by promoting alternative livelihoods that conserve ecosystem services and do not negatively impact elephants.

July 21st,2019

Pushing Ivory Out of Africa: A Criminal Intelligence Analysis ...

(more than 85,000 elephants),1 and Mozambique’s elephants declined by over 48% (more than 9,000 elephants).2 In trafficking terms, since 2009, a staggering 43 tons of seized ivory has been traced back directly to Kenya’s port in Mombasa alone.3 Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda are East African hubs for sourcing and/or trafficking ivory.

July 21st,2019

The Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus - asesg.org

Asian Elephants once ranged all the way from West Asia along the Iranian coast into the Indian subcontinent and eastwards into South-east Asia including the islands of Sumatra, Java, and Borneo and extended as far north as the Yangtze River in China (Olivier 1978). This former range covered over nine million km2 (Sukumar 2003). Today, the ...