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Stockpiles must be destroyed to prevent sales of ivory
Google has celebrated the 82nd birthday of late American zoologist Dian Fossey with a Doodle on its search page.
Burmese town exposed as one of Asia’s biggest markets after thousands of trinkets are seized.
Every penny raised in the elephant appeal will be spent directly on wildlife conservation projects in Africa. Here's how.
Elephant poachers are using firearms left over from Mozambique’s civil war to slaughter elephants in neighbouring Tanzania
The business of protecting wildlife has now become an extremely professional and militarised affair
The Duke of Cambridge yesterday called on the world to halt Africa's "poaching epidemic" after he joined Labour leader Ed Miliband in becoming the latest public figures to back The Independent on Sunday's Christmas appeal.
The illegal ivory trade is funding terrorist groups
Is there a place for hunting in conservation, with the money it earns put back in to stop poaching?
It’s not too late to do something, but it will be soon
It is a familiar cause, but it has never been more urgent. Last year, tens of thousands of Africa's elephants were killed to supply illegal ivory to markets throughout the world. Increasingly, revenue generated from this blood ivory is being used to fuel war and terrorism in Africa.
Just as money drives the poachers, so visitors’ dollars can give communities a sustainable reason to protect their valuable wildlife. Simon Calder looks at the possibilities for East Africa
Together we can not only do something to stop the slaughter of these animals, but also help those whose lives are being blighted by this unfolding crisis
Over the last five years poaching has exploded, driven by the booming demand for ivory
Sarries remain top of the Aviva Premiership as they grind out victory against a valiant Sale side led by the former England fly-half
Elephants are among the most intelligent, gentle creatures on the planet. Yet they have suffered for centuries at the hand of man.