Following her report on the CITES convention in Bangkok back in March 2013, Jessica Crisp gives us an update on the latest international efforts to derail the illegal ivory trade.
A war-crippled Cambodia is scourged by landmines and has one of the highest rates of disability in the world. But it’s tackling the problem and leading the way for other South East Asian nations to follow.
Hailed as India’s Joan of Arc, Rani Lakshmibai was one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion (1857-9), an event that would define British rule on the sub-continent for the next 90 years. Though less eminent in the Western world than her French counterpart, the fiery rani (queen) who stood up to her oppressors is revered amongst Indians as a cultural icon and an antecedent of independence luminaries Nehru and Ghandi.
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A surge in demand for ivory has given rise once again to elephant poaching in Africa. Now, with populations in rapid decline, entire species are being driven towards extinction.