Taking Stock

Taking Stock

Taking Stock National ivory stockpile destruction unique sends an important and clear message that a nation is not tolerant of wildlife crime that threatens to wipe out the African elephant. Highly-publicized national stockpile destructions have the possible benefit...
Judging Wildlife

Judging Wildlife

Judging Wildlife On the 9th of April 2013, Uhuru Kenyatta became Kenya’s first president to take on poaching in his inaugural address. “My fellow Kenyans,” he said, “Poaching and the destruction of our environment has no future in this country. The responsibility to...
Corridors of Power

Corridors of Power

Corridors of Power The importance of coalitions and of those with expertise speaking out cannot be overstated. For while most of the killing of elephants takes place deep in the wilds of Africa the causes are global. Without a globe-spanning alliance, Africa’s wild...
Anti-Trafficking

Anti-Trafficking

Anti-Trafficking By the end of 2012, the elephant crisis had climbed high on the agenda internationally, but Kenya still suffered from a woeful lack of political will. Penalties for poachers and traffickers were low to the point of insignificance and tales of rotten...
Elephant Crisis Fund

Elephant Crisis Fund

Elephant Crisis Fund   Africa’s elephants could disappear from much of the wild within a generation.  Three years in and the impact of our Elephant Crisis Fund, run jointly with the Wildlife Conservation Network, is being felt across Africa and in nations where...