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Elephant ivory continues to be disguised and sold on eBay

Research from the University of Kent's Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) has found that elephant ivory is still being sold on the online marketplace eBay, despite its 10-year-old policy banning the trade ...

Spotting elephants from space: A satellite revolution

Using the highest resolution satellite imagery currently available—Worldview 3—from Maxar Technologies and deep learning, (TensorFlow API, Google Brain) researchers at the University of Oxford Wildlife Conservation Research ...

Study tracks elephant tusks from 16th century shipwreck

In 1533, the Bom Jesus—a Portuguese trading vessel carrying 40 tons of cargo including gold, silver, copper and more than 100 elephant tusks—sank off the coast of Africa near present-day Namibia. The wreck was found in ...

'World's loneliest elephant' arrives safely in Cambodia

The pachyderm dubbed the " world's loneliest elephant " after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo was greeted on his arrival in Cambodia on Monday by chanting Buddhist monks and was then sent on his way to a wildlife ...

Pakistan's lonely elephant Kaavan packs trunk for Cambodia

With music, treats and balloons, friends of Pakistan's only Asian elephant threw a farewell party for the creature ahead of its relocation to Cambodia following years of campaigning by animal rights activists.

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