Hutton, Dr. Jon
CITES: Authority Without Accountability or Responsibility
"If the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) did not exist it would have to be re-invented, but many of its signatories, from Africa in particular, would prefer to do without than re-invent it in its current form." First published by the Harare-based Africa Resources Trust, and reproduced with the author's permission.(This article is categorized under Management / Conservation)
Elephant/Human Conflict Around Mabuto Elephant Reserve, Mozambique
Increasingly, elephants and humans are coming into conflict as the traditional range of elephants is converted into farmland to feed a growing human population. It is generally recognised that resolving this problem is now the most pressing elephant conservation issue. This case study of a small population of elephants in Mozambique reflects a trend seen across Africa. Reproduced with permission of the author.
Mass-Murder of a Singular Kind
Ward takes a sceptical look at claims of elephant poaching made by the International Fund for Animal Welfare. This article was first published by the Southern African Forum for Communities and NGOs (SAFCAN). Reproduced with permission.
IFAW's Barritt Rediscovers Elephant Graveyard
"'SETBACK FOR IVORY trade as poachers kill 280 elephants,' cried The Times of London on Dec. 12, reporting on the shocking "findings" of IFAW's African director, David Barritt. Another look at misleading claims of elephant poaching by the International Fund for Animal Welfare. This article was first published by the Africa Resouces Trust and is reproduced with permission.
South Africa Prepares to Pocket Animal Rights Money
"South Africa's National Parks Board (NPB) has lain the groundwork for accepting donations from two animal rights groups that could have profound repercussions for wildlife management both in that country and throughout the region." This article was first published by the Africa Resouces Trust and is reproduced with permission.
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