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Eritrea Joins the Elephant Protection Initiative

Eritrea becomes the 20th member of the Elephant Protection Initiative. EPI is a coalition of African countries dedicated to the sustainable conservation of elephants and ending the ivory trade. (Getty Image)

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Eritrea has joined the Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI) a coalition of African countries dedicated to the sustainable conservation of elephants and ending the ivory trade.

The EPI was founded in 2014 by the leaders of Botswana, Chad, Ethiopia, Gabon and Tanzania. It has subsequently grown rapidly across sub-Saharan Africa, and Eritrea becomes the 20th country to join the coalition. Continue reading Eritrea Joins the Elephant Protection Initiative