If you are interested in finding out more about elephant research and conservation, the ivory trade or the Magnificent Seven, you may find the following websites useful starting points.
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Elephant Research & Conservation
- African Elephant Bibliography: Comprehensive listing of over 4,500 references
- African Elephant Specialist Group of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) provides a range of technical resources for elephant conservation and management including an extensive bibliography and a peer-reviewed journal, Pachyderm
- African Wildlife Foundation's elephant conservation programme
- Amboseli Elephant Research Project: Kenya's long-running project, set up by Cynthia Moss over 30 years ago.
- Savanna Elephant Vocalization Project aims to give easy access to years of field studies related to elephant communication.
The Ivory Trade
- CITES' Elephant Trade Information System (ETIS)
- CITES' Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) project
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Did You Know?
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