Faye Cuevas used to work for the US military, fighting militants. Poachers often form global networks much like militant groups. Now Faye Cueavas is in Kenya — protecting elephants from poachers.
Africa's elephants are on the road to extinction. Faye Cuevas founded the tenBonma project to secure their future by stopping poachers before they kill the animals. And that involves a lot of detective work.
India has opened a medical facility to treat elephants in Mathura, located near the Taj Mahal in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. This elephant hospital also hopes to draw activists interested in animal welfare.
At a little-known but aptly named primary school in Kenya's capital, pupils have taken it upon themselves to become ambassadors for the endangered rhino, or kifaru in Swahili.
A fresh study by the International Fund for Animal Welfare has highlighted the vast quantity of live animals and their body parts that are available for sale online and the threat this poses to their survival.
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