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October 21, 2014
HSI made grants to support two animal welfare organizations in Sierra Leone after their work was impacted by the Ebola outbreak.
October 13, 2014
Elephants in South Africa’s oldest game reserve, Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, located in the KwaZulu Natal province on South Africa’s East coast, received their first contraceptive vaccine to control the population’s growth rate. Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park is the largest park to have implemented an elephant contraception program yet.
September 16, 2014
Elephants in Ezemvelo KwaZulu Natal Wildlife’s Ithala Game Reserve, located on South Africa’s east coast, were treated for the first time with a contraceptive vaccine to control the population’s growth rate.
July 22, 2014
Conservationists from leading African organizations appealed internet retail giant Rakuten to cease sales of elephant ivory products during the current poaching epidemic. Rakuten is stimulating market demand for elephant ivory by facilitating the sale of tens of thousands of ivory products.
April 8, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it would temporarily stop imports of sport-hunted trophies of African elephants from Tanzania and Zimbabwe