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Elephant Poaching: Mozambique’s Niassa Reserve turns tide on ‘catastrophic’ ivory poaching

There is good news on the mega-fauna poaching front in Mozambique. The iconic Niassa Reserve, which at one point was losing thousands of elephants a year to ivory poaching, has not had a recorded pachyderm kill since May of 2018, according to the US-based Wildlife Conservation Society. There is no room for complacency as elephants elsewhere remain under pressure. But the example shows that the tide can be turned....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Wednesday, 19 June