Elephants in Southern Africa – Management Issues and Options

Elephants in Southern Africa – Management Issues and Options

Elephant conservation in southern Africa has been remarkably successful over the last century. The region’s elephant populations collapsed in the late 1880s through over-hunting, but their numbers have since increased more than 20-fold; from less than a few thousand to 250,000 – 300,000 today. The overall biomass of elephants in southern Africa is now higher […]

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Safari Club International invested £1 million to oppose a ban on the importation of the body parts of endangered species

Safari Club International invested £1 million to oppose a ban on the importation of the body parts of endangered species

According to a recent report by MPs, the US hunting lobby has spent £1 million trying to persuade the government to postpone the trophy import ban. Three years ago, Boris Johnson pledged to outlaw the importation of these medals, but the legislation has yet to pass the legislature. Henry Smith, a Conservative lawmaker and advocate […]

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