19 Feb '15, 8pm

Conservation groups launch new whistleblower site for wildlife and forest crimes [1 yr ago]

Ivory trade's shocking toll: 65% of world's forest elephants killed in 12 years (warning: graphic image) (02/12/2014) Forest elephants have suffered unprecedented butchery for their ivory tusks over the past decade, according to new numbers released by conservationists today in London. Sixty-five percent of the world's forest elephants have been slaughtered by poachers over the last dozen years, with poachers killing an astounding nine percent of the population annually. Lesser-known than their savannah cousins, a genetics study in 2010 found that forest elephants are in fact a distinct species, as far removed from savannah elephants as Asian elephants are from mammoths. These findings make the forest elephant crisis even more urgent. Obama announces new strategy to tackle wildlife trafficking, including toughening ivory ban (02/12/2014) Yesterday, the Obama administration...

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