H.O.P.E. Humanitarian Operations Protecting Elephants wants to

End the poisoning of African Wildlife

Poachers have a new tactic in their war on Africa's wildlife -Poisoning- killing everything from elephants to birds.

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Poisoning allows poachers to kill hundreds of elephants at a time.

Poachers kill 300 Zimbabwe elephants with cyanide - Telegraph

Poachers killed the elephants over the past three months by lacing waterholes and salt licks with cyanide. Animals are drawn to them during the dry season in the already arid and remote south-eastern section of the 5,660-square mile park. After the elephants died, often collapsing just a few yards from the source, lions, hyenas and…Read More

The illegal poisoning of wildlife is certainly not endemic to Africa- it happens almost everywhere. But it’s the scale of the poisoning,…Read More

Mass Poisonings Devastate African Wildlife, Incite “Urgent Measures”

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The recent mass poisoning of vultures has prompted the Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism to propose urgent legislation that would ban over-the-counter sales of poisons and pesticides. (Read more: Elephant Poachers Poison Hundreds of Vultures to Evade Authorities) Further investigations have revealed that over 1,000 vultures may have…Read More
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