Africa: Statistical Models and Ranger Insights Help Identify Patterns in Elephant Poaching

[The Conversation Africa] The illegal wildlife trade is one of the highest value illicit trade sectors globally, threatening both human well-being and biodiversity. A prominent example is ivory poaching, leading to an estimated 30% decline in African elephant populations between 2007 and 2014 and costing African states an estimated US$25 million annually in lost tourism revenues.Read the Original Article