HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Elephant highways of death

n elephant range-states, transit countries and destination nations. Lastly, they conclude that private logging and mining companies must work to reduce illegal hunting in their concession areas, especially those near protected areas. In African savannahs, both elephant populations and illegal killing can often be monitored through aerial surveys, whereas elephant massacres in the depths of the forest can remain undetected, said Dr. Blake.

The study was funded by the European Commission, WWF, WCS and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service African Elephant Conservation Fund which plays an essential role in supporting the some of the most important conservation projects in Africa. As funding for conservation declines across the Congo Basin (the USAID funded Central African Regional Program for the Environment stands to be cut by one-third in the coming year), studies such as this, and more importantly, park management and protection of elephants at a time when the threats they face are increasing dramatically.

Without focused and timely assistance of elephant specific programs like the African Elephant Conservation Fund, projects critical for the conservation of this species would simply not be possible said Dr. Blake. The funding for elephant management in central Africa is much smaller by comparison to those that are available in other regions such as South Africa, where elephants can be adequately protected.


'"/>

Contact: Stephen Sautner
ssautner@wcs.org
718-220-3682
Wildlife Conservation Society
2-Apr-2007


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Bony vertebrate evolution: Elephant sharks closer to humans than teleost fish
2. Fatal attraction: Elephants and marula fruit
3. Elephants avoid costly mountaineering
4. Elephants, large mammals recover from poaching in Africas oldest national park
5. Elephant seal pups suffer from ocean warming
6. Elephants imitate sounds as a form of social communication
7. Satellite data to track wildlife: Elephants in space
8. Elephants in space
9. Surprising origin of cells internal highways
10. Ants show us how to make super-highways
11. New highways carry pathogens and social change in Ecuador

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Elephant highways death

(Date:6/17/2015)... , June 17, 2015  Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: ... solutions, today announced that Xiaomi, one of the ... ® ClearPad ® family of capacitive ... integrated circuits (DDICs) for its latest smartphones, the ... ClearPad for full in-cell display solutions and DDICs ...
(Date:6/16/2015)... , June 16, 2015 Fingerprint Cards ... fingerprint sensors in the company,s portfolio from one of its ... planned to mainly take place during the third quarter 2015. ... Asia . Jörgen Lantto, CEO of ...   the   growing interest from smartphone OEMs in integrating ...
(Date:6/15/2015)... Conn. , Jun. 15, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announces that ... be showcased to media at Digital Experience! @ NYC June ... summer showcase of the latest innovation in technology to over ... will be held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 2Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 3FPC Receives Order for Touch Fingerprint Sensors of 375 MSEK 2Wocket Smart Wallet Exhibiting at Pepcom Digital Experience! @ NYC June 18th 2Wocket Smart Wallet Exhibiting at Pepcom Digital Experience! @ NYC June 18th 3
(Date:7/5/2015)... Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) , ... July 06, 2015 , ... ... spectrophotometers. If a user had a high-end machine such as a Varian Cary 4000-7000, ... charm. So widespread was this design that even NIST used them for their SRM-2031 ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... , ... July 03, 2015 ... ... providing industry-leading products for use in applications such as animal waste reduction, ... treatment plants and restaurant kitchen settings, announced today that it will be ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... 3, 2015 ... osoitteessa  http://www.openinnovationinscience.at Wienissä pidettävään ... Science" -jatkokoulutusohjelmaan 22.7.2015 asti.  ... tekemän, kansainvälisiä tutkijoita ja tiedemiehiä ... suurinta haastetta ovat kannustimien puute ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... ... July 03, 2015 , ... ... 500 companies and professional service industries alike-- typically known for its consummate professionalism-- ... honor a good cause and break from their day jobs. , "Our motto ...
Breaking Biology Technology:FireflySci Simplifies the Calibration of UV Spectrophotometers with FUV Photometric Accuracy Standards 2FireflySci Simplifies the Calibration of UV Spectrophotometers with FUV Photometric Accuracy Standards 3DryLet to Highlight Benefits of Patented ManureMagic™ at North American Manure Expo in Chambersburg, PA July 14-15, 2015 2Maailman ensimmäinen tiedemiesten koulutukseen suunniteltu avoimen innovaation ohjelma käynnistyy 2Maailman ensimmäinen tiedemiesten koulutukseen suunniteltu avoimen innovaation ohjelma käynnistyy 3The Alexander Group Declares Their Independence with a Bit of Levity 2
Cached News: