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Elephants That Survive Massacres Scarred For Life

Editor’s Note: These three stories came out the same day. It seemed natural to blend them all. Thanks to the warriors and caretakers at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Thanks to the reporters who prepared and presented these important stories. Elephants … Continue reading

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Elephant Summit Targets Poachers

Botswana and IUCN call for global action to stop African elephant poaching As the surge in African elephant poaching and illegal ivory trade continues, the Government of Botswana and IUCN are convening a high-level summit on the African Elephant, calling … Continue reading

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Elephant Tusks Burned In Philippines

Protest Against Ivory Trade The Philippines government will crush and burn some US $10 million worth of seized elephant tusks to show the country‚Äôs support for the global campaign to end the illegal trade of wildlife species. The five tons … Continue reading

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