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ENDANGERED! Elephant Numbers Halved in Central Africa in 5 Years


Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, elephants, ivory trade, protection, endangered, AnimalWelfare, habitat, environment, animalwelfare, killing, humans, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 928 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Elephant numbers in areas surveyed by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in Central Africa halved between 2006 and 2011, hinting at the carnage wrought by the surging commercial ivory trade and demonstrating a need to boost protection efforts, said



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Pogle S. (88)
Friday June 8, 2012, 3:14 am
Efforts to reduce illegal ivory poaching must be redoubled and we need to end the legal hunting and shooting parties like the one recently attended by the Spanish Royals!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday June 8, 2012, 4:01 am
sadly noted
 

Alexandra Rodda (177)
Friday June 8, 2012, 5:27 am
It seems to hurt more when large, social and intelligent animals are becoming extinct. However, we should be just as concerned for insects, frogs, snakes and other useful animals on whom we depend for our own survival.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Friday June 8, 2012, 5:41 am
As long as they refuse to poach everyone that are involved in poaching it will only end when there won't be any animal left!
 

Nicole W. (644)
Friday June 8, 2012, 5:43 am
so tragic, it is our loss as much as theirs :-(
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Friday June 8, 2012, 2:03 pm
We have got to wise up and start protecting our wildlife and environment before it is too late!!
 

Joy Wong (76)
Friday June 8, 2012, 10:27 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Friday June 8, 2012, 10:29 pm
Sadly noted.
 

Virginia Esquer (8)
Friday June 8, 2012, 11:48 pm
noted
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 2:26 am
noted
 

Veronique L. (215)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 3:04 am
Very sad and worrying...
 

Mercedes P. (54)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 10:47 am
Noted, terrible. Thank you!
 

Valentina R. (4)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 1:12 pm
Elephants do not deserve this.
 

mary a. (2)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 3:36 pm
Poachers don't care. Syndicated crime gangs don't care. Who is going to fight them and succeed? An army. This is war!!!!

War between civilization and Earth muderers.
 
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