Author: Space for Giants

THE TIMES: Ivory seizures help to curb poaching

By Aislinn Laing in Nairobi – Seizures of elephant ivory are at their highest for 27 years and incidents of poaching have stabilised, according to the world conservation body.

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) said that last year about 40 tonnes of ivory were seized from poachers and from people trying to import it into countries such as China. It was the best return since 1989.

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PRESS RELEASE: Businesses, philanthropists, and financiers laud Uganda conservation finance forum as serious investment discussions begin

The Forum culminated in a private dinner hosted by President Museveni at State House in Entebbe

KAMPALA, 11 October 2017 – Leading global tourism firms are preparing detailed discussions about new deals to drive private sector profit to protect Uganda’s wildernesses following a hugely successful conservation finance forum.

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THE ECOLOGIST: The Space for Giants approach to elephant conservation in Africa

The Ecologist Right of Reply September 2017

Space for Giants works with philanthropists, lobbies African governments, educates prosecutors and collars elephants as part of its conservation work. But the approach to conservation in Africa itself has been a matter of passionate debate. Here DR MAX GRAHAM, CEO of Space for Giants explains how the team works

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