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Zambia Census Results Announced: Luangwa and Kafue Stable, Lower Zambezi Declines and Sioma Ngwezi Declines Catastrophically

Zambia Census Results Announced: Luangwa and Kafue Stable, Lower Zambezi Declines and Sioma Ngwezi Declines Catastrophically

The Zambia Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) released today the Great Elephant Census results. Two elephant landscapes are stable, one is declining, and one is declining catastrophically due to poaching. 

Great Elephant Census Addresses Delegates at African Elephant Summit

Great Elephant Census Addresses Delegates at African Elephant Summit

The 2015 African Elephant Summit followed up the 2013 Summit which, among other things, announced the launch of the Great Elephant Census and included delegates from 30 countries adopting 14 urgent conservation measures in the fight against poaching and global wildlife trafficking. 

Great Elephant Census Over 50 Percent Complete, Flies Over 136,000 km in 11 Countries

Great Elephant Census Over 50 Percent Complete, Flies Over 136,000 km in 11 Countries

Accompanied by the hum of the engine and the click of the camera, Great Elephant Census surveyors flew methodical grids over some of Africa's most beautiful landscapes, and counted every elephant in sight.