RESOURCES OCTOBER 2022

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*Dear Recipients: Please find Resources for October 2022 below *

CONFERENCES
What is CITES, and why does it matter for South Asia?
Aaron White, The Third Pole
October 28, 2022
https://www.thethirdpole.net/en/nature/what-is-cites-why-is-it-important-for-south-asia-cop19/

GENERAL
CIA invests in woolly mammoth resurrection tech
Nick Koutsobinas, News Max
October 2, 2022
https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/cia-woollymammoth-crispr/2022/10/02/id/1090113/

Cruel gang torments baby elephant, Tehseen Poonawalla reaches out (Assam,
India)

Rita F. Kurian, Hams Live
October 14, 2022
https://hamslivenews.com/2022/10/14/cruel-gang-torments-baby-elephant-tehseen-poonawalla-reaches-out/

Dhaka elephants that now exist only in place names (Bangladesh)
Mahbub Chokder, TBS News
October 28, 2022
https://www.tbsnews.net/bangladesh/dhaka-elephants-now-exist-only-place-names-521606

DRC receives limited support to combat poaching, trafficking: Cassinga
EnviroNews Nigeria
October 5, 2022
https://www.environewsnigeria.com/drc-receives-limited-support-to-combat-poaching-trafficking-cassinga/

Element Africa: Mines take their toll on nature and communities (Africa)
Mongabay.com
October 20, 2022
https://news.mongabay.com/2022/10/element-africa-mines-take-their-toll-on-nature-and-communities/

Elephant surprises herd and caretakers by giving birth in Kenya forest
reserve

The New Indian Express
October 31, 2022
https://indianexpress.com/article/trending/trending-globally/elephant-surprises-herd-and-caretakers-by-giving-birth-in-kenya-forest-reserve-8240281/

Environmental crime is world’s third most lucrative crime
Homeland Security Today
October 10, 2022
https://www.hstoday.us/subject-matter-areas/border-security/environmental-crime-is-worlds-third-most-lucrative-crime/

Eritrea: “We Need to Protect Our Flora and Fauna”
Mussie Gerezgiher, All Africa
October 26, 2022
https://allafrica.com/stories/202210270066.html

Follow the money: An intelligence agent’s methods for busting wildlife
traffickers

Manoush Zomorodi, Fiona Geiran, Sanaz Meshkinpour, Ted Radio Hour / NPR
October 21, 2022
https://www.npr.org/2022/10/14/1130268312/follow-the-money-an-intelligence-agents-methods-for-busting-wildlife-traffickers

How does an elephant make a sound?
Maria D Ramsey, Whistler News
October 3, 2022
https://thewhistlernews.com/how-does-an-elephant-make-a-sound/

Laos’ criminal casino empire: Chinese gangsters suspected of running
brothels and online scams, and trafficking humans, animal parts and drugs

Nathan Paul Southern & Lindsey Kennedy, South China Morning Post
October 15, 2022
https://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/long-reads/article/3195932/laos-criminal-casino-empire-chinese-gangsters

‘Let’s fight money laundering through illegal wildlife trade’
Business Ghana
October 20, 2022
http://www.businessghana.com/site/news/business/272785/%E2%80%98Let%E2%80%99s-fight-money-laundering-through-illegal-wildlife-trade%E2%80%99

Mammoth de-extinction firm turns sights on saving elephants from same fate
Aristos Georgiou, Newsweek
October 7, 2022
https://www.newsweek.com/mammoth-de-extinction-firm-turns-sights-saving-elephants-same-fate-1749986

Meet the man who trains dogs in North Cork to hunt poachers and protect
endangered wildlife in the African desert

Sara Rountree, CorkBeo
October 2, 2022
https://www.corkbeo.ie/news/local-news/meet-man-who-trains-dogs-25159699

Mozambique: Gin traps and snares removed by rangers in Zambeze Delta
Conservation

The Club of Mozambique
October 31, 2022
https://clubofmozambique.com/news/mozambique-gin-traps-and-snares-removed-by-rangers-in-zambeze-delta-conservation-227686/

Park ranger deaths: More than 100 wardens killed in South Africa
Kearney Hub
October 11, 2022
https://kearneyhub.com/news/world/park-ranger-deaths-more-than-100-wardens-killed-in-south-africa/video_0809cebe-ad42-5ce0-9ad0-8966e04d8a4f.html

Paula Kahumbu wins legacy award in Austria
Paul Kurgat, Kenyans
October 3, 2022
https://www.kenyans.co.ke/news/80194-paula-kahumbu-wins-legacy-award-austria

Protected farming to fight human-wildlife-conflict (Bhutan)
Choki Wangmo, Kuensel
October 22, 2022
https://kuenselonline.com/protected-farming-to-fight-human-wildlife-conflict/

Second draft revision of China’s Wildlife Protection Law ‘a big step
backwards’

Jiang Yifan & Aron White, China Dialogue
October 17, 2022
https://www.eco-business.com/news/second-draft-revision-of-chinas-wildlife-protection-law-a-big-step-backwards/

Tamil Nadu: Father’s death by tiger failed to dent his love for wildlife
Komal Gautham, The Times of India
October 9, 2022
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/tamil-nadu-fathers-death-by-tiger-failed-to-dent-his-love-for-wildlife/articleshow/94732584.cms

Threats to water and biodiversity are linked. A new U.S. envoy role
tackles them both

Joe Hernandez, NPR
October 3, 2022
https://www.tpr.org/environment/2022-10-03/threats-to-water-and-biodiversity-are-linked-a-new-u-s-envoy-role-tackles-them-both

Tourists are in favour of wild animal protection over trophy hunting in
South Africa

Alma Simon, Travelwires
October 8, 2022
https://www.travelwires.com/tourists-are-in-favour-of-wild-animal-protection-over-trophy-hunting-in-south-africa

Tsavo elephants still rule despite drought (Kenya)
Peter Muiruri, Standard Media
October 1, 2022
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/lifestyle/article/2001457101/tsavo-elephants-still-rule-despite-drought

FILM & VIDEO / DOCUMENTARIES / AUDIO / PHOTO RELATED Combatting India’s
illegal wildlife trade

The Herald
October 13, 2022
https://www.heraldgoa.in/Cafe/Combatting-India%E2%80%99s-Illegal-Wildlife-Trade/195075

Deadly elephant attacks on the rise in Zimbabwe (4-minute video)
France 24
October 25, 2022
https://www.france24.com/en/tv-shows/focus/20221025-deadly-elephant-attacks-on-the-rise-in-zimbabwe

‘Gonarezhou the Movie’ set to premiere in Kenya
Elizabeth Ngigi, The Star
October 26, 2022
https://www.the-star.co.ke/sasa/word-is/2022-10-26-gonarezhou-the-movie-set-to-premiere-in-kenya/

Here’s proof: Baby elephants can’t control their trunks (videos)
BOL News
October 22, 2022
https://www.bolnews.com/latest/2022/10/heres-proof-baby-elephants-cant-control-their-trunks/

Should animals have personhood rights? (podcast)
Meghna Chakrabarti & Jonathan Chang, WBUR
October 27, 2022
https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2022/10/27/should-animals-have-personhood-rights

Watch: Baby elephant has a blast at water’s edge in Mpumalanga (South
Africa)

Jehran Naidoo,  IOL
October 4, 2022
https://www.iol.co.za/travel/south-africa/mpumalanga/watch-baby-elephant-has-a-blast-at-waters-edge-in-mpumalanga-614f1cd2-b9ab-4aa0-ae5d-762c46b93eeb

ART / MUSEUM / BOOKS A centuries-old stucco elephant sculpture restored to
original glory (India)

S. Ganesan, The Hindu
October 14, 2022
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/a-centuries-old-stucco-elephant-sculpture-restored-to-original-glory/article66007337.ece

Fighting the elephants’ corner (book review)
The Morning Star
October 25, 2022
https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/c/fighting-elephants-corner

How tech is helping us talk to animals (interview with book author Karen
Bakker)

Neel Dhanesha, Vox
October 30, 2022
https://www.vox.com/recode/2022/10/30/23426406/ai-animals-google-translate-karen-bakker-sounds-of-life

Politics rather than science drives conservation today: Noted forester
(interview with book author Manoj Mishra)

Rashme Sehgal, News Click
October 21, 2022
https://www.newsclick.in/politics-rather-science-drives-conservation-today-noted-forester

Review of Wildlife India@50: Wild Encounters (book review)
Sudhirendar Sharma, The Hindu
October 21, 2022
https://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/wildlife-protection-india-animal-welfare-legislation/article66030042.ece?homepage=true

*Dear Recipients: Please find Resources for October 2022 below * *CONFERENCES* *What is CITES, and why does it matter for South Asia?* Aaron White, The Third Pole October 28, 2022 https://www.thethirdpole.net/en/nature/what-is-cites-why-is-it-important-for-south-asia-cop19/ *GENERAL* *CIA invests in woolly mammoth resurrection tech* Nick Koutsobinas, News Max October 2, 2022 https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/cia-woollymammoth-crispr/2022/10/02/id/1090113/ *Cruel gang torments baby elephant, Tehseen Poonawalla reaches out (Assam, India)* Rita F. Kurian, Hams Live October 14, 2022 https://hamslivenews.com/2022/10/14/cruel-gang-torments-baby-elephant-tehseen-poonawalla-reaches-out/ *Dhaka elephants that now exist only in place names (Bangladesh)* Mahbub Chokder, TBS News October 28, 2022 https://www.tbsnews.net/bangladesh/dhaka-elephants-now-exist-only-place-names-521606 *DRC receives limited support to combat poaching, trafficking: Cassinga* EnviroNews Nigeria October 5, 2022 https://www.environewsnigeria.com/drc-receives-limited-support-to-combat-poaching-trafficking-cassinga/ *Element Africa: Mines take their toll on nature and communities (Africa)* Mongabay.com October 20, 2022 https://news.mongabay.com/2022/10/element-africa-mines-take-their-toll-on-nature-and-communities/ *Elephant surprises herd and caretakers by giving birth in Kenya forest reserve* The New Indian Express October 31, 2022 https://indianexpress.com/article/trending/trending-globally/elephant-surprises-herd-and-caretakers-by-giving-birth-in-kenya-forest-reserve-8240281/ *Environmental crime is world’s third most lucrative crime* Homeland Security Today October 10, 2022 https://www.hstoday.us/subject-matter-areas/border-security/environmental-crime-is-worlds-third-most-lucrative-crime/ *Eritrea: “We Need to Protect Our Flora and Fauna”* Mussie Gerezgiher, All Africa October 26, 2022 https://allafrica.com/stories/202210270066.html *Follow the money: An intelligence agent’s methods for busting wildlife traffickers* Manoush Zomorodi, Fiona Geiran, Sanaz Meshkinpour, Ted Radio Hour / NPR October 21, 2022 https://www.npr.org/2022/10/14/1130268312/follow-the-money-an-intelligence-agents-methods-for-busting-wildlife-traffickers *How does an elephant make a sound?* Maria D Ramsey, Whistler News October 3, 2022 https://thewhistlernews.com/how-does-an-elephant-make-a-sound/ *Laos’ criminal casino empire: Chinese gangsters suspected of running brothels and online scams, and trafficking humans, animal parts and drugs* Nathan Paul Southern & Lindsey Kennedy, South China Morning Post October 15, 2022 https://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/long-reads/article/3195932/laos-criminal-casino-empire-chinese-gangsters *‘Let’s fight money laundering through illegal wildlife trade’* Business Ghana October 20, 2022 http://www.businessghana.com/site/news/business/272785/%E2%80%98Let%E2%80%99s-fight-money-laundering-through-illegal-wildlife-trade%E2%80%99 *Mammoth de-extinction firm turns sights on saving elephants from same fate* Aristos Georgiou, Newsweek October 7, 2022 https://www.newsweek.com/mammoth-de-extinction-firm-turns-sights-saving-elephants-same-fate-1749986 *Meet the man who trains dogs in North Cork to hunt poachers and protect endangered wildlife in the African desert* Sara Rountree, CorkBeo October 2, 2022 https://www.corkbeo.ie/news/local-news/meet-man-who-trains-dogs-25159699 *Mozambique: Gin traps and snares removed by rangers in Zambeze Delta Conservation* The Club of Mozambique October 31, 2022 https://clubofmozambique.com/news/mozambique-gin-traps-and-snares-removed-by-rangers-in-zambeze-delta-conservation-227686/ *Park ranger deaths: More than 100 wardens killed in South Africa* Kearney Hub October 11, 2022 https://kearneyhub.com/news/world/park-ranger-deaths-more-than-100-wardens-killed-in-south-africa/video_0809cebe-ad42-5ce0-9ad0-8966e04d8a4f.html *Paula Kahumbu wins legacy award in Austria* Paul Kurgat, Kenyans October 3, 2022 https://www.kenyans.co.ke/news/80194-paula-kahumbu-wins-legacy-award-austria *Protected farming to fight human-wildlife-conflict (Bhutan)* Choki Wangmo, Kuensel October 22, 2022 https://kuenselonline.com/protected-farming-to-fight-human-wildlife-conflict/ *Second draft revision of China’s Wildlife Protection Law ‘a big step backwards’* Jiang Yifan & Aron White, China Dialogue October 17, 2022 https://www.eco-business.com/news/second-draft-revision-of-chinas-wildlife-protection-law-a-big-step-backwards/ *Tamil Nadu: Father’s death by tiger failed to dent his love for wildlife* Komal Gautham, The Times of India October 9, 2022 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/tamil-nadu-fathers-death-by-tiger-failed-to-dent-his-love-for-wildlife/articleshow/94732584.cms *Threats to water and biodiversity are linked. A new U.S. envoy role tackles them both* Joe Hernandez, NPR October 3, 2022 https://www.tpr.org/environment/2022-10-03/threats-to-water-and-biodiversity-are-linked-a-new-u-s-envoy-role-tackles-them-both *Tourists are in favour of wild animal protection over trophy hunting in South Africa* Alma Simon, Travelwires October 8, 2022 https://www.travelwires.com/tourists-are-in-favour-of-wild-animal-protection-over-trophy-hunting-in-south-africa *Tsavo elephants still rule despite drought (Kenya)* Peter Muiruri, Standard Media October 1, 2022 https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/lifestyle/article/2001457101/tsavo-elephants-still-rule-despite-drought *FILM & VIDEO / DOCUMENTARIES / AUDIO / PHOTO RELATED Combatting India’s illegal wildlife trade* The Herald October 13, 2022 https://www.heraldgoa.in/Cafe/Combatting-India%E2%80%99s-Illegal-Wildlife-Trade/195075 *Deadly elephant attacks on the rise in Zimbabwe (4-minute video)* France 24 October 25, 2022 https://www.france24.com/en/tv-shows/focus/20221025-deadly-elephant-attacks-on-the-rise-in-zimbabwe *‘Gonarezhou the Movie’ set to premiere in Kenya* Elizabeth Ngigi, The Star October 26, 2022 https://www.the-star.co.ke/sasa/word-is/2022-10-26-gonarezhou-the-movie-set-to-premiere-in-kenya/ *Here’s proof: Baby elephants can’t control their trunks (videos)* BOL News October 22, 2022 https://www.bolnews.com/latest/2022/10/heres-proof-baby-elephants-cant-control-their-trunks/ *Should animals have personhood rights? (podcast)* Meghna Chakrabarti & Jonathan Chang, WBUR October 27, 2022 https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2022/10/27/should-animals-have-personhood-rights *Watch: Baby elephant has a blast at water’s edge in Mpumalanga (South Africa)* Jehran Naidoo, IOL October 4, 2022 https://www.iol.co.za/travel/south-africa/mpumalanga/watch-baby-elephant-has-a-blast-at-waters-edge-in-mpumalanga-614f1cd2-b9ab-4aa0-ae5d-762c46b93eeb *ART / MUSEUM / BOOKS A centuries-old stucco elephant sculpture restored to original glory (India)* S. Ganesan, The Hindu October 14, 2022 https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/a-centuries-old-stucco-elephant-sculpture-restored-to-original-glory/article66007337.ece *Fighting the elephants’ corner (book review)* The Morning Star October 25, 2022 https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/c/fighting-elephants-corner *How tech is helping us talk to animals (interview with book author Karen Bakker)* Neel Dhanesha, Vox October 30, 2022 https://www.vox.com/recode/2022/10/30/23426406/ai-animals-google-translate-karen-bakker-sounds-of-life *Politics rather than science drives conservation today: Noted forester (interview with book author Manoj Mishra)* Rashme Sehgal, News Click October 21, 2022 https://www.newsclick.in/politics-rather-science-drives-conservation-today-noted-forester *Review of Wildlife India@50: Wild Encounters (book review)* Sudhirendar Sharma, The Hindu October 21, 2022 https://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/wildlife-protection-india-animal-welfare-legislation/article66030042.ece?homepage=true