Post Profile

Conservationists pay tribute to anti-poaching campaigner shot dead in Tanzania

Organized crime syndicates involved in the illegal ivory trade are targeting wildlife protection campaigners, conservationists have warned following the murder of a prominent anti-poaching activist in Tanzania.  Wayne Lotter, 51, was killed on Wednesday evening as he rode in a taxi from Dar as Salaam airport to a hotel.  Police said the car was stopped by another vehicle.
read more


Related Posts

Activists Target Yahoo Over Links to Ivory Trade

Business & Finance : Wired: Business

Activists are putting pressure on Yahoo to curb the sale of ivory products on its sites in Japan, arguing the company is fueling illegal elephant poaching. The post Activists Target Yahoo Over Links to Ivory Trade appeared first on ...

Anti-poaching activist shot dead in Tanzania; motive unclear

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Reuters Environment Blog

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A prominent conservationist who worked on high profile ivory smuggling cases has been shot dead in Tanzania, colleagues said on Tuesday, although the motive for the killing was unclear.

Yao Ming Targets Elephant Poaching, Ivory Trade In New Campaign With WildAid

Business & Finance : China Wealth

Chinese basketball star Yao Ming kicked off his latest campaign with wildlife protection group WildAid, this time to reduce ivory demand and raise awareness of elephant poaching. Yao, a past member of the Forbes China Celebrity list...

Crusader Who Saved Elephants From Poachers Is Shot Dead in Tanzania

News : NYTimes: News

Wayne Lotter, who helped found an organization to combat poaching and the ivory trade, was killed when two men opened the door to his car and one of them shot him.

Renowned anti-elephant poaching activist murdered by gunmen in Tanzania

News : BlogPost

NAIROBI — A leading wildlife conservationist, who pioneered new techniques to catch elephant poachers and ivory smugglers, was shot and killed in Tanzania on Wednesday. Wayne Lotter, a 51-year-old South African, was in a taxi in Dar...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC