Quoted in Zoos of the future may be animals' last, best hope. (TribLive, 8/27/2016)
Great Elephant Census final results
Two disturbing findings:
- Savanna elephant populations declined by 30 percent (equal to 144,000 elephants) between 2007 and 2014.
- The current rate of decline is 8 percent per year, primarily due to poaching. The rate of decline accelerated from 2007 to 2014.
Legal ivory sale drove dramatic increase in elephant poaching, study shows. (The Guardian, 6/13/2016)
Pittsburgh Zoo hires Gaspard as new conservation director. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 5/2/2014)