EPI Newsletter: Oct 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.
EPI Newsletter: Sept 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.
EPI Newsletter: July 2019
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.
EPI Newsletter: June 2019
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.
EPI Newsletter: May 2019
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.
EPI Newsletter: March 2019
As we become increasingly aware of the global loss of biodiversity, we look at how elephant conservation can promote environment and species protection. Includes developments in Nigeria and an EPI workshop on securing national ivory stockpiles, highlighting the crucial role wildlife product management plays in addressing the illegal wildlife trade.
EPI Newsletter: Feb 2019
We consider the future challenges facing Africa with ever increasing populations and Human Elephant Conflict, and updates from the EPI supported workshop on wildlife crime in Angola, Stockpile Management System training in Tanzania, and NEAP engagement in Ethiopia.