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November 2019

We examine what strong legal frameworks and effective enforcements efforts around the world can mean for elephants in Africa, and updates including our work in Angola to demonstrate.

September 2019

This month we consider the views that divided and united discussions on elephant conservation at CITES CoP18 in Geneva. With updates from the EPI’s Member State Meeting at CoP18, meetings with the First Lady of Sierra Leone, and a scoping trip to Côte d’Ivoire.

October 2019

Is the UK Ivory Act under threat? John Scanlon’s thoughts on the disagreements at CITES. We hope you enjoy, please do forward it on to those who might be interested.

August 2019

How the elephant populations of the 19 EPI countries in Africa are incredibly diverse, in all sorts of ways, and the serious threats still facing many. With ivory management updates from Angola, and India, and a Nigerian EPI Friend of the Month.

OCTOBER 2019 
EPI NEWSLETTER

Is the UK Ivory Act under threat? John Scanlon’s thoughts on the disagreements at CITES. We hope you enjoy, please do forward it on to those who might be interested.

NOVEMBER 2019 
EPI NEWSLETTER

The UK Ivory Act is upheld –

but we need to stay vigilant. 

Andy Dunn reflects on how

young people are leading

the way on conservation

in Nigeria.

AUGUST 2019
EPI NEWSLETTER

How the elephant populations of the 19 EPI countries in Africa are incredibly diverse, in all sorts of ways, and the serious threats still facing many. With ivory management updates from Angola, and India, and a Nigerian EPI Friend of the Month.

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OCTOBER 2019 
EPI NEWSLETTER

Is the UK Ivory Act under threat? John Scanlon’s thoughts on the disagreements at CITES. We hope you enjoy, please do forward it on to those who might be interested.

SEPTEMBER 2019 
EPI NEWSLETTER

This month we consider the views that divided and united discussions on elephant conservation at CITES CoP18 in Geneva. With updates from the EPI’s Member State Meeting at CoP18, meetings with the First Lady of Sierra Leone, and a scoping trip to Côte d’Ivoire.

AUGUST 2019
EPI NEWSLETTER

How the elephant populations of the 19 EPI countries in Africa are incredibly diverse, in all sorts of ways, and the serious threats still facing many. With ivory management updates from Angola, and India, and a Nigerian EPI Friend of the Month.

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JULY 2019
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How controversial projects in Tanzania and Uganda are severely threatening two of Africa’s great wilderness areas. News from the EPI Foundation on the appointment of a CEO, and the latest on collaboration with the Nigerian government.

JUNE 2019
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This month we ask, ‘is the tide turning for elephants?’ There isn’t a precise answers, but a recent report helps shed some light. Updates include management of ivory stockpiles in Gabon and Uganda, and key meetings with the Cabinet Secretary of Kenya.

MAY 2019 
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With the postponement of CITES CoP18, we look beyond the ivory trade, to the future enduring issues threatening elephants survival in the wild. Updates include crucial work to collar some of the last surviving elephants in Chad, and audits of the storage of ivory in Malawi.

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APRIL 2019
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‘It’s all about China isn’t it?’ We look at the changing role of China in the illegal ivory trade, and take a look at history for the long view. Updates include First Lady Margaret Kenyatta joining the EPI Foundation Board, Ethiopia’s NEAP Coordination Meeting, and Nigeria’s elusive elephants.

MARCH 2019
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As we become increasingly aware of the global loss of biodiversity, we look at how elephant conservation can promote environment and species protection.

FEBRUARY 2019 
EPI NEWSLETTER

With the postponement of CITES CoP18, we look beyond the ivory trade, to the future enduring issues threatening elephants survival in the wild. Updates include crucial work to collar some of the last surviving elephants in Chad, and audits of the storage of ivory in Malawi.