Saving an African Icon: In September 2014, "an iconic bull elephant in Tsavo was saved thanks to the combined efforts of The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the Kenya Wildlife Service. DSWT Pilot Neville Sheldrick spotted the injured elephant while on patrol and immediately raised the alarm. That was the moment this elephant's fate began to change, from what would have been a slow agonising death caused by a poison arrow to what will be his recovery and a second chance."
Elephant tourism in northern Thailand is fraught with problems, but Mahouts Elephant Foundation is working to make a difference and create a sustainable and ethical tourism experience. If you're planning to travel to Thailand, say no to elephant rides and check this out instead!
Wildlife Rangers Are Using Military-Grade Tech To Catch Poachers, And It's Working
AFRICA: Volunteer with wildlife in Malawi -- Every year, thousands of people decide to spend their vacation time volunteering with wildlife in Africa. In Malawi, the Lilongwe Wildlife Trust is making a difference in the lives of many animals and they always welcome volunteers to join them. Lilongwe Wildlife Center sits in the heart of Malawi’s capital and it serves as a wildlife rescue, conservation, and education center. The center reclaimed and revived 90 hectares of urban wilderness to…