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AMPHUR NADOON, MAHASARAKHAN PROVINCE, THAILAND, 8 November 2011: Scenes from Wat suan paa Phutthasatharn Supraditme Thee temple complex, a site where elephants are being raised in controversial circumstance by Mahouts and the chief monk Luang Poo Kru Ba Dhammamunee, Amphur Nadoon, Mahasarkhan Province, Thailand. The...

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TSAVO, KENYA, 20 JULY 2011: The burning of 5 tons of illegally trafficked ivory recovered from a seizure in Singapore. The burn was a symbolic protest against the rampant increase in Ivory poaching across Africa. The ivory burnt here was originally from Malawi and Zambia,...

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BOUBA NDJIDA NATIONAL PARK, NORTH CAMEROON, 6 APRIL 2012: The largest mass killing of elephants in recent history took place at Bouba Ndjida National Park in North Cameroon close to the Chad and Central African Republic Borders from January through March 2012. The ivory poachers...

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AMBOSELI, KENYA, 29 MAY 2011: An undercover Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) Ranger works with local villagers to detusk an elephant killed by poachers in the Amboseli ecosystem, Kenya. The elephant was killed by a single spear stroke by poachers who attacked the previous night. The...

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TUGELA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE, COLENSO, NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA, NOVEMBER 2010: Images of a female rhino who 4 months ago survived a brutal dehorning by poachers who used a chainsaw to remove her horns and a large section of bone in this area of her skull,...

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VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE, APRIL 2011: Images of newly formed IAPF, The International Anti-Poaching Foundation, leading a Pro-bono training workshop for Rhino protection for Rangers who have come from all over Zimbabwe, April 5, 2011. Led by Australian Damien Mander, 31, a former Special Operations soldier...

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OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY, KENYA, JULY 2011: A four man anti-poaching team permanently guards a Northern White Rhino on Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, 13 July 2011. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is an important “not-for-profit” wildlife conservancy in the Laikipia District of Kenya and the...

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KIEV, UKRAINE, SEPTEMBER 2011: A nurse checks IV drips on HIV+ patients in a Tuberculosis Hospital in Kiev, Ukraine, 7 September 2011. Staff work under difficult conditions, with many patients who are drug addicts and criminals. There are also severe shortages in terms of funding...

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KRYVYI RIG, UKRAINE, AUGUST 2011: HIV + drug addict Sacha bathes his mother every day in their small apartment in Kryvyi Rig, Ukraine, 31 August 2011. He takes care of her, washing her clothes, feeding her and makes sure she is cared for. Sacha is...

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New Delhi, India, June 2006: Michaels care home, run by Sahara, is a shelter for the HIV+ and for drug users. Many of Sahara's counsellors are former drug users and sex workers and understand the needs of the patients very well....