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African elephant numbers 'could fall by one-fifth' due to poaching

African elephant numbers 'could fall by one-fifth' due to poaching | Ivory Trade | Scoop.it
The scale of the elephant poaching epidemic could lead to local populations becoming extinct, an IUCN report says

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Alison Antonelli's curator insight, December 3, 2013 12:18 PM

This is an interesting article. I never knew that Africa lost one fifth of all of their elephants in a single year. Most of the elephants are dying due to poaching and habitat loss. 

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8 Facts About Elephant Poaching ~ mecksoncrown

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China Crushes Six Tons Of Ivory to Stem Elephant Poaching

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In an effort to stem elephant poaching, Chinese authorities have crushed six tons of confiscated ivory, the first such effort in the country's history.

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Elephant poaching 'out of control'

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More than 11,000 elephants have been killed by ivory poachers in Gabon since 2004 according to new research (Elephant poaching 'out of control' http://t.co/lMHqxZKe)...

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Gabon Elephant Poaching Hits Crisis Point

Gabon Elephant Poaching Hits Crisis Point | Ivory Trade | Scoop.it
Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba is threatening to cancel contracts with China, which is one of the major buyers of ivory tusks.
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Elephant Poaching Pushes Species To Brink Of Extinction - NPR

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NPR Elephant Poaching Pushes Species To Brink Of Extinction NPR There's always been ivory poaching in Africa, but after a ban in 1989, the trade diminished. Now, however, the numbers have exploded.


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