South African dehorning initiative aims for ‘zero poached’ white rhinos

Conservationists recently dehorned the entire white rhino population of Spioenkop Nature Reserve in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province to decrease poaching incidents. Rhino poaching in South Africa has been steadily declining over the past several years, with dehorning efforts likely playing a part in protecting local populations. However, experts say there are still grave concerns for […]

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WILD ELEMENTS Foundation launches with unprecedented approach to investing in Women Conservation Leaders

WILD ELEMENTS For Immediate Release: April 27, 2021 WILD ELEMENTS Foundation Launches With Unprecedented Approach to Investing in Women Conservation Leaders New Community-Focused Funding Model Disrupts Male-Dominated Philanthropy Dollars. LOS ANGELES, CA (April 27, 2021) – Today, WILD ELEMENTS is launching its mission in action, the WILD ELEMENTS Foundation. The brainchild of social entrepreneur Nikki […]

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Africa’s Elephants Are Two Different Species, and Both Are Endangered

Africa’s elephants are in trouble, and human activity is to blame. For the first time, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List assessed Africa’s elephants as two separate species: the African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) and the African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana). They found that both species are endangered, and the forest elephant critically […]

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