Eliot Chisango didn’t come to South Africa to make a better life for himself. He came to enrich the lives of others. Having arrived in Limpopo after completing his studies in Zimbabwe, the environmentalist aimed to develop conservation projects that would build community. A humble, unassuming man, he found his answer in the meekest of creatures. Donkeys.
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EPI-USE, and their groupelephant.com community involvement program, strongly believes that the use of technology is essential to improving conservation success.
Publication: Mercury (First Edition), 3 May 2017, Pages 5
Source: Witness Weekend, 4 May 2017, page 6
A novel wildlife initiative looks at new ways to rehabilitate and calm animals traumatised by culling, writes Claire Keeton
Currently, approximately 96 elephants and 4 rhinos are poached per day. Poaching of elephant ivory and rhino horn is driven mostly by the demand of Asia’s burgeoning middle class.