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  • Opinion: Targeting Ivory Poachers With Drone Strikes Could Salvage Obama’s African Legacy

    wildlife By Staff, 1:01 am

    Obama should instruct the U.S. State Department to designate ivory poachers for what they are: Terrorist financiers and facilitators of ISIS- and al-Qaeda-affiliated groups in sub-Saharan Africa. Make the life expectancy of poachers so short that no one will risk taking the job. And that requires a few well-placed military drone strikes on poaching camps from any number of our established drone bases in Djibouti, Niger, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Burkina Faso or the Seychelles.

  • Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Split Puts ‘Africa’ On Ice

    By Kevin Mwanza, 10:03 am

    Angelina Jolie’s imminent divorce from Brad Pitt has put the realization of ‘Africa’, a movie about environmentalist Ricard Leakey efforts to conserve wildlife in Kenya and his conflicts with poachers, in doubt. Several parts of the movie were set to be shot in Kenya, an East African nation with scenic landscapes that has previously provide locations for several top movies in the past, including Out of Africa and The First Grader.

  • How World Wildlife Fund Plans To Fight Poaching In Africa

    By Staff, 6:55 pm

    World Wildlife Fund went to Google for a solution to stop wildlife poaching. Now they’re re testing technology using a thermal camera to identify humans in a rural Maryland cow pasture. The $7,000 thermal cameras were chosen over drones, buried fiber optics, seismic technology and radar systems. The work is being funded by a grant from Google’s Global Impact Award.

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