Articles tagged “elephants”

Kenyan civilians arm themselves to protect elephants and tourism

Kenyan civilians arm themselves to protect elephants and tourism

Kenyan communities see it in their economic interests to take up arms against poachers. Perhaps it is a model for other countries in Africa to take up the uphill battle to fight the ivory trade.

7 years ago

Video: The Asian elephants driven close to extinction by the tourism industry

A somber look behind tourists' favorite pictures reveals the stressful, sometimes deadly, transportation of elephants from Burma to Thailand, and how little is being done to stop their extinction.

7 years ago