Saving Myanmar's elephants from skin poaching

ABC RN Breakfast - The poaching of African elephants, where they are killed for their ivory tusks, is well-documented. But halfway around the world in Myanmar, elephants are ten times more endangered and are now facing a new serious threat. Driven by a huge demand in China, poachers are skinning Asian elephants to make ruby red jewellery. Now an NGO called 'The Elephant Project' is working to save Myanmar's elephants.

Listen to the interview with The Elephant Project’s Founder and President.