This edition: Gabon: Elephant Man; Trinidad and Tobago; An Eco-System at Work
Original tape date: March 20, 2012.
First aired: April 5, 2012.
Gabon: Elephant Man
For elephants, last year was one of the worst ever recorded. They’re being slaughtered for their ivory at record rates, African elephants are increasingly the targets of global criminal trafficking networks. We travel to Central Africa to the frontline of the fight to save these creatures and meet one man who’s dedicating his life to their protection.
Trinidad And Tobago: Eco-System At Risk
For about a third of the world population, fish is a staple part of their diet. And millions of people depend on fishing for their livelihood. But the world's oceans are being stripped of stock at alarming rates, and threatening the future of many and putting the ocean's delicate ecosystem at risk . We travel to the waters of the Caribbean where the danger is very real.