- April 2017 – Optimism and Vulnerability
I write to all of you this time with particularly conflicted emotions. China is actually meeting some of its stated goals to eliminate nearly all of its domestic ivory trade
- August 2017 – Andrea’s Story
No one knows Africa’s forest elephants better than Andrea Turkalo. But poachers and a corrupt state forced the researcher to say goodbye to her beloved animals.
- November 2017 – Sending the Wrong Signals
This is a sad day for elephants. Trump has announced a decision to overturn an Obama-era restriction on elephant trophy imports from Zambia and Zimbabwe.
- December 2017 – Passing the Baton
A distant roar echoes through the dim rainforest as I scramble along an ancient elephant path. Ahead was the reason I swapped my comfortable office at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for a basic camp without electricity and running water…
- May 2018 – Starry nights and the Sounds of a forest
ELP’s stellar team, Julie Samy and Ana Verahrami, are settling in to life working in Central Africa where they are working hard to resume the identification of individual forest elephants and record the births (and deaths) at Dzanga Bai following…