Stories

Stories

Photo: Frank af Petersens
  • Protecting an elephant outpost
    Protecting an elephant outpost January 25, 2018

    In a small, hilly forest on the western edge of the African continent, the last elephants in the Republic of Guinea cling to survival. With only 200 remaining, the Ziama forest that lies on the border with Liberia provides them with a final refuge in an increasingly human dominated...

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  • Important Step Taken for Hong Kong Ivory Ban
    Important Step Taken for Hong Kong Ivory Ban January 25, 2018

    A huge boon has been granted in the world’s efforts to save elephant populations as Hong Kong vowed to phase out all ivory sales. A study commissioned by the Elephant Crisis Fund (ECF) found that Hong Kong...

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  • The Downfall of a Notorious Smuggling Family
    The Downfall of a Notorious Smuggling Family January 25, 2018

    They must have felt untouchable. For two years, two brothers from the notorious Akasha crime family from Mombasa, Kenya, had bribed and threatened their way around the drug-smuggling charges against them. Those same tactics enabled them to impede...

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