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U.S. Sending Mixed Messages On Illegal Ivory Trade

Ivory Law Falls Short On Trophy Imports With many species of wildlife currently threatened by extinction, including the African elephant, the White House announced on Tuesday a ban on the sale of ivory within the USA.¬†The executive order, signed by … Continue reading

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Africa Lost At Least 745 Rhinos To Poachers in 2012

Rhino Poaching¬†Up Drastically Almost three percent of Africa’s rhino population was killed by poachers in 2012. The trend appears to be rising even faster. Experts predict that if poaching continues to increase at this rate, rhino populations could be wiped … Continue reading

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