Elephants

June 08, 2017 - 6:12 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A decorated war veteran with two decades' experience in military intelligence, Lt. Col. Faye Cuevas spent half her career providing intelligence support to U.S. counter-insurgencies in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa. Now she is using her expertise to fight a...
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June 08, 2017 - 6:08 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A decorated war veteran with two decades' experience in military intelligence, Lt. Col. Faye Cuevas spent half her career providing intelligence support to U.S. counter-insurgencies in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa. Now she is using her expertise to fight a...
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April 22, 2017 - 11:48 pm
A high-wattage event at the Tribeca Film Festival became even more so with the arrival of an unannounced panelist: Hillary Clinton. Clinton appeared Saturday to discuss the scourge of elephant poaching with Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, who was premiering her new virtual reality short, "...
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Billy, a male Asian elephant, roams in his habitat at the Elephants of Asia exhibit at the Los Angeles Zoo on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Councilman Paul Koretz said Tuesday during a news conference he will introduce a plan for moving the elephant at Wednesday's council meeting. Koretz and the group Voice For The Animals claim Billy's habitat is constrained and his habit of bobbing his head is a sign of trouble. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
April 18, 2017 - 5:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city councilman wants to move an Asian elephant from its longtime home at the Los Angeles Zoo to a sanctuary where it can roam more widely, but zoo officials say its habitat is state of the art. Councilman Paul Koretz said Tuesday he will introduce a plan for moving Billy the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 28, 2016 file photo, confiscated ivory statues stand in front of one of around a dozen pyres of ivory, in Nairobi National Park, Kenya. A leading elephant conservation group said Wednesday, March 29, 2017 that the price of ivory in China has dropped as the country moves toward a ban on the legal trade of ivory this year. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
March 29, 2017 - 4:16 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The price of ivory in China has dropped sharply as the country plans to end the legal trade in ivory later this year, a leading elephant conservation group said in a new report Wednesday. Chinese demand for tusks has been driving African elephants toward extinction, experts...
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March 29, 2017 - 3:59 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The price of ivory in China has dropped sharply as the country plans to end the legal trade in ivory later this year, a leading elephant conservation group said in a new report Wednesday. Chinese demand for tusks has been driving African elephants toward extinction, experts...
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March 29, 2017 - 3:48 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A leading elephant conservation group says the price of ivory in China has dropped as the country moves toward a ban on the legal trade of ivory this year. Experts say Chinese demand for tusks has been driving elephants toward extinction. A report launched Wednesday surveyed...
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In this Tuesday, March 21, 2017 photo provided by Wildlife Alliance, Cambodian soldiers stand next to a dead wild elephant in the jungle near Cardamom National Park of Kampong Speu province in western of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A park ranger in Cambodia said an endangered wild elephant has died after an electrical pole fell and sent a powerful current surging through the animal. (Wildlife Alliance via AP)
March 22, 2017 - 4:55 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A park ranger in Cambodia says an endangered wild elephant has died after an electrical pole fell and electrocuted the animal. Nup Thet, a ranger at Wildlife Alliance, said the 3-ton elephant was electrocuted late Tuesday in the jungle near Cardamom National Park...
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