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Live From The Congo: Despite Poacher’s Cross-Burning Death Threats, Elephant Ivory Project Team Courageously Presses On
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‘Moses’, a suspected poacher in the Congo jungle, is burning crosses as death threats to National Park supporters, but it’s not enough to derail the Elephant Ivory Project team on to their mission to stop elephant poaching. We just arrived this morning and I already want to leave Kisangani, a city of 700,000 in the center of Congo’s jungle. A cholera outbreak started in...

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IUCN Species of the Day: Pemba Featherleg
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Photo credit: Viola Clausnitzer   The Pemba Featherleg, Platycnemis pembipes, is classified as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. This fragile black and white damselfly, named for its white quill-like shins, was first discovered in 2001 on the island of Pemba, just off the coast of Tanzania. Remarkably, the nearest relative of the Pemba Featherleg occurs on Madagascar, 1,000 km...

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Tattoo of the Day
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Tattoo of the Day

Mar 28, 2011 by

Tattoo by Dmitriy Samohin. Remember: Tattoos are forever… and so is extinction.  To see all of the FANTASTIC art featured on Bush Warriors Tattoo of the Day, and to learn more about this initiative, please click here.  You can also share photos of your own wildlife tattoos and enjoy others’ at our Facebook group, Bush Warriors Inked Nation for Conservation. Brought to you in partnership with...

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Live From the Congo: Will A ‘Notoriously Violent’ Poacher and Rapist Hamper Elephant Ivory Project’s Efforts to Stop Poaching?
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It’s been a fortunate few days. We arrived in Kinshasa on Monday, exhausted from 36 hours of transit, and found the Congo just as hot as we left it two years ago. On Tuesday morning, we met with Dr. Teresa Hart, a 30-year veteran of conservation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Teresa first came to the country as a Peace Corp volunteer...

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Bush Warriors Wildlife Photography Workshop: Are You Stuck?
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Hi all, After a few weeks it’s good to be back! As I was sitting thinking what I should write about for this blog I kept on coming back to one thought.  What is it that gets us inspired to photograph wildlife?  What is it that makes us click the shutter? After running a wildlife photography workshop last week I wrote this blog post...

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