Tanzania confident of eradicating poaching within four years

In just five years, gangs have killed 60 per cent of Tanzania’s elephants, and are now one of the world’s biggest trafficking syndicates.Tanzania’s top police unit is fighting back with intelligence and new training. In the last year they have arrested nearly 1,000 suspects and so far, nearly 150 have gone to prison. “As far … Continue reading

IVORY ORPHANS, AN ORPHANGE FOR BABY ELEPHANTS TO OPEN IN TANZANIA

Tanzania is to open an orphanage for baby elephants.Increasingly more and more baby elephants are roaming the wild alone without guidance or protection because their parents have been killed due to the poaching crisis. The elephants eventually die because they aren’t receiving the necessary milk from their mothers. Ivory Orphans, the new Tanzanian orphanage, is … Continue reading

GERMAN GOVERNMENT EARMARKS 1 MILLION EUROS TO COMBAT ELEPHANT POACHING IN TANZANIA

The government of Germany has earmarked 1 million euros towards the fight against elephant poaching in the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania.The Selous is one of the largest protected areas in Africa, covering 50,000 square kilometres. It was recently been placed on the list of World Heritage in Danger List because of wide spread poaching. … Continue reading