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Hong Kong will destroy its 28 tonnes of its stockpiled ivory, the Endangered Species Advisory Committee (ESAC) announced yesterday. This decision comes after Guangzhou in China destroyed six tonnes of ivory earlier this year.
Our weekly field diary gives you an insight into the day-to-day work of Space for Giants scouts, working in Laikipia, Kenya to save elephants.
Police said to be ‘delighted’ by footage from camera which streams 24-hours-a-day to the TV presenter's website
Protest meetings – and even a protest picnic - held at the site as petition with 5,000 signatures urges council to reconsider
From David Cameron to Stephen Fry to Damian Lewis, politicians, actors, musicians and artists have supported our elephant appeal. Check out our interactive graphic to see what they said.
Every penny raised in the elephant appeal will be spent directly on wildlife conservation projects in Africa. Here's how.
A lonely young dolphin is trying to make friends with humans along Australia’s east coast but swimmers are being told to shun the creature.
The illegal stockpile was destroyed in a landmark move but critics say it is just a fraction of the total
As a photojournalist, Kate Brooks was used to documenting war zones. Then she discovered a new kind of genocide – the killing of Africa’s elephants
'We had a wonderful July,' says National Trust specialist. 'The way nature fought back was miraculous; it went into overdrive'
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.
My two sons may never experience Africa and its wildlife like I had the chance to
A US government programme to control wildlife is under fire for being inhumane
How your donations will help Space for Giants protect the elephants
A revolution in the flowerbed as Monty plots to make Britain bloom again
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