• It's Japan's turn to save the African elephant

    8 days ago - By National Geographic

    By Iris Ho, Humane Society International
    African elephants are in serious trouble. Every year poachers kill as many as 30,000 elephants to supply the global demand for ivory, and the species in Africa are inching towards extinction in the next few decades unless serious action is taken now. The dreadful decline is already happening; between 2007 and 2014, poachers wiped out 30 percent of the total population of the savanna species. The forest species suffered an even worse fate, experiencing a 65 percent population decline, according to a study led by the Wildlife Conservation...
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