NAIROBI, March 3, 2015 - Photo taken on March 3, 2015 shows the site of burning contraband ivory in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday set ablaze 15 tonnes of contraband ivory and vowed to intensify the ongoing war against wildlife crimes in the country. According to the UN Environment Program (UNEP), Africa was home to an estimated 500,000 elephants, but has been losing 30,000 annually from poaching.

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A Kenyan armed ranger stands guard at the site of burning contraband ivory

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