Update on Drought & the Elephants in Mali

Update on Drought & the Elephants in Mali

The field team in Mali has just sent some updates on the severe drought situation which threatened the survival of the unique elephants of Mali. Dr. Susan Canney, our conservation outreach specialist, and Jake Wall of Save the Elephants have been on-ground in Mali,...
Trail Training at Nalychevo Nature Park

Trail Training at Nalychevo Nature Park

Russel Wicka, a guest writer on Talking WILD, is a Supervisory Forest Technician for the Tongass National Forest, Yakutat Ranger District.  This article was published in the Winter 2009 Alaska Region SourDough Notes. Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula is home to some...
The Heart of Wild Europe

The Heart of Wild Europe

The Prague conference was an exciting new step in the drive to protect the remaining 1% of Europe’s land that is still wild, with sincere congratulations hanks to the visionary chairmanship of Ladislav Miko (currently the Czech Minister of Environment), and the...
Huge New Canadian Wilderness

Huge New Canadian Wilderness

The Government of Canada has just announced designation of a huge addition to the Nahanni National Park in the NW Territory.  The total size of this new protected area is some 7.5 million acres – nearly three times the size of Yellowstone National Park! ...
Mali Elephants on the Move, Drought Issue Still Urgent

Mali Elephants on the Move, Drought Issue Still Urgent

We have just recieved a short update from field crews in Mali, who are working tirelessly to help save the elephants, whose survival is threatened by the severe drought in the Gourma region.   There are still many elephants coming and going into Banzena (the largest...
Mali Drought Continues – Rare Elephants Suffering

Mali Drought Continues – Rare Elephants Suffering

It’s been an intense week in Mali as WILD and our partner Save the Elephants (Kenya) have worked to help the suffering elephants. We’ve been at it on two fronts: internationally, with media and donors, and in the field in central Mali where STE expert Jake...