Counting the Dead is the story of the ongoing struggle to protect the wilds of northeastern Mozambique. It recounts the devastating effects of elephant poaching and illegal logging on the Quirimbas National Park.
During the twentieth century, African elephant populations plummeted by nearly 90 percent—from historic estimates of nearly five million in the early 1900s, to only about 450,000 individuals today.
To learn more about elephant poaching and illegal logging in Mozambique get the iBook on iTunes. The book contains a feature story on elephant poaching in Mozambique, photo essays on the bushmeat trade, poaching in Quirimbas National Park, and elephant behavior in South Africa, videos, and several interactive features.