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Turn to Dust Series: The End of China's Ivory Trade

TURN TO DUST SERIES: THE END OF CHINA’S IVORY TRADE<p>Bee-Elle brings us the final entry of her three-part Turn to Dust series on elephant conservation: …

Wildlife

Opinion: Worth more alive

© Bee-Elle<p>Opinion post: Written by Bee-Elle<p><b>The sound of a 12-pound double rifle cracks open and echoes eerily across the savannah.</b> A 600-grain bullet …

A big difference between Asian and African elephants is diet

New research has shown that there are significant differences between the Asian and the African forest elephant -- and it isn't just about size and …

It's Time To Turn Our Backs On Elephant Rides As Entertainment

With a wave of the mahout's hand, the heavily-saddled elephant lifts its front leg and allows the handler to climb on top of him. Tourists wait …

Elephants Are Smart, But Are Humans Smart Enough To Save Them?

We admire elephants in part because they demonstrate what we consider the finest human traits: empathy, self-awareness, and social intelligence. But …

A Tusk Is Worthless Unless It's On An Elephant

This morning, two tons of ivory were crushed in a public event in Central Park in New York. Organised by the State's Department of Environmental …

We Might Be The Last Generation To See Elephants Like This

Bee-Elle<p><i>The ivory trade is the single largest threat to the African elephant.</i><p>Bee-Elle<p><i>With less than 415,000 African elephants left in the wild and a</i> …