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Forest Elephants

Crushing the Ivory Trade

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has taken the unprecedented step of pulverizing nearly six tons of elephant ivory stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository in Colorado.

Gabon and Central African Republic Achieve Agreement to Protect Critical Elephant Population

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

The wave of poaching devastating central Africa's forest elephant population may see some relief with a new agreement forged by the governments of Gabon and the Central African Republic (CAR) to improve management of CAR's wildlife resources.

Elephants in Jeopardy in Central African Republic

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 07.14.2013 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

One of the most important remaining populations of African forest elephants lives in and around Dzanga Bai. The Wildlife Conservation Society stands with our conservation partner WWF, calling for immediate action to stop the killing of these elephants.

Decoding The Secret Language Of Elephants (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Field biologist Andrea Turkalo is the world's leading expert on forest elephants, and she's taking her observations to another level. Turkalo and a te...