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Elephant and Rhino Poaching Extinction Threat
Offbeat  (tags: Protests, Animals, Ivory Trade )

Ray
- 628 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Protests have been held in over 100 cities across the world calling for an end to the trade of ivory and rhino horns. Campaigners say elephants and rhinos could become extinct within 20 years at current rates of poaching.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED What Happens When A Rescued Elephant Finds Some Plastic Ribbon To Dance With?
Offbeat  (tags: This is JUST TO AWWWEDORABLE plastic rib, baby elephant Faa, ivory trade, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, world, wildlife, protection, politics, nature, forests, activists, violence, safety, family, protection, GoodNew )

Kelly
- 708 days ago - thedodo.com
The elephants at Chang Mai's Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary in Northern Thailand, know how to have a good time. They play with tires, they play with each other in the rain and they play with just about anything they can find ...
The Elephants' Graveyard: Protecting Kenya's Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, poachers, elephants, graveyard, wildlife, Kenya )

Ray
- 753 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A rise in the demand for ivory has led to poachers illegally killing thousands of elephants every year - and despite the use of GPS tracking systems, rangers are finding it increasingly difficult to protect the animals.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell PBS's Antiques Roadshow: Stop Glorifying Ivory - It's Killing Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, Atiques Roadshow, activism, activism animalwelfare, animals, elephants, endangered )

Cal
- 786 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
"Did you know that the popular PBS series, Antiques Roadshow, regularly appraises ivory carvings on air? Owners of the artifacts may be hoping for a big pay day, but we already know what they are worth: dead elephants.
Is Michelle Obama Fueling the Ivory Trade?
Offbeat  (tags: michelle obama, controvery, african elephant, massacred, ivory trade )

Simone
- 2068 days ago - animals.change.org
Over 20 years ago, the international community tried to regulate the ivory trade. It failed miserably -- an estimated 90 percent of ivory on the market was from poached elephants. To save elephants from extinction, an international ivory trade ban went
   

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