If you’ve been following our blogs and recent news, you’ve probably heard about the horrific elephant poisonings that occurred in Zimbabwe early last month. When I first wrote about this tragic situation, I reported on the immediate elephant deaths—41 of Hwange National Park’s majestic giants—which was already a horrifically high number.
As poaching operations continue to get ever more sophisticated and ruthless, a new method of slaughter emerges: salt.
Earlier this month we shared with you about Chelsea Clinton’s visit to African Wildlife Foundation’s (AWF’s) Kazungula Landscape—a critical area that is home to Africa’s largest elephant population.
As the Online Communications Associate here at AWF, I am not often surprised when it comes to growth—or new developments—in social media use. With Facebook now having 665 million daily active users and 751 million monthly mobile users, it’s not shocking that users are now transitioning to using social media for a variety of purposes—from shopping, to recommendations, to dating.