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Ivory from at least 150 poached elephants seized in the DRC raid

By Malavika Vyawahare – Mongabay A three-year investigation has led authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo to 2 metric tons of ivory hidden in a stash house in the southern city of Lubumbashi.The tusks are valued at $6 million on the international market and estimated to have come from more than 150 elephants.The three people arrested…

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Incredible Journey of Meandering Elephants Ends at Kruger National Park: 5 Relocated, 6 Missing

A group of 11 elephant bulls in Southern Africa – apparently led by an elephant nicknamed Trail Blazer – have journeyed over 700km from Mozambique to reach the Kruger National Park, Trailblazer’s original home.Thanks to Trail Blazer’s tracking collar, their journey has been monitored to ensure as much safety as possible, although sadly it has…

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Zimbabwe: Massive transformation for Hwange National Park partner pumps in US$5 million

By The New Zimbabwe The 2019 five-year agreement between International Fund for Animal Welfare (Ifaw) and Zimparks, committed to funding conservation efforts in the giant Hwange National Park for US$1 million per year,  is bearing fruit as witnessed by the massive transformation going on in the reserve. So far, Ifaw has poured US$2 million for…

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