Protecting Thailand’s National Icon: The Elephant

Poaching for international trade has escalated dramatically in recent years and is now the greatest threat to many of WWF’s and TRAFFIC’s flagship species. Poaching for the illegal ivory trade is having a devastating impact on wild elephants, particularly in Central Africa where many populations are plummeting towards local extinction; tens of thousand of elephants are […]

Avoiding Violent Images for an Anti-Poaching Campaign

Avoiding Violent Images for an Anti-Poaching Campaign DISTURBING online videos document the illegal killing and trade of wildlife, including film of poachers who shoot elephants with AK-47 assault rifles to take only their tusks, and poachers who shoot rhinoceroses with tranquilizer guns and remove their horns with chain saws. But the World Wildlife Fund, whose causes include fighting the […]