Paul Elkan

Translating Survey Findings Into Effective Elephant Protection Results

By Paul Elkan and Simon Hedges The results of the ambitious, two-year-long Great Elephant Census (GEC) of the African continent’s savannah elephant populations were released in late August. The GEC team estimated a population of 352,271 savannah elephants in survey ...

Independence Day in South Sudan

By Paul Elkan Juba, South Sudan As Americans celebrate the Fourth of July each year with cookouts, concerts, and fireworks, it is almost easy to forget the holiday’s connection with the nation’s independence and the struggles to achieve ...