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Poaching for Ivory Stabilises But Elephant Decline Continues


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Lone
- 622 days ago - bbc.com
The number of elephants being killed for their ivory has stabilised but overall species numbers have continued to decline.



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Animae C (511)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 5:58 am
Soooo sad : ' (
 

Veronique L (209)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:05 am
Heartbreaking...
 

Michael Mattson (137)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:06 am
This is very disturbing.
 

Jeff Creech (64)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 12:47 pm
If poachers are still killing more elephants than are being born then how can they say the number has stabilized? Efforts to stop poachers have increased, but the poachers are still eradicating elephants faster than they can reproduce.
 

Birgit W (160)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 1:06 pm
Terrible!
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 6:57 pm
Stop all killing of all animals everywhere.
 

Glennis W (406)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:14 pm
Noted and shared. This is just so deplorable. Thank you for caring and sharing.Lone.
 

Glennis W (406)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:16 pm
Noted and shared, So sickening and heart breaking. Thank you for caring and sharing. Lone.
 

Dianne D (490)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 9:53 pm
I think these countries need to put their armies on these elephants and use the poachers for target practice.
 

Elisabeth H (85)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 11:02 pm
noted.tyfs
 

Veronica B (21)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 11:46 pm
Heartbreaking!!! Noted
 

Margie FOURIE (152)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 11:59 pm
Everyone should know that we are running out of wildlife, but their back pocket won't allow them to think. I thank all the people who dedicate their live to protecting it.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 12:32 am
Noted with nausea---ty Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 12:32 am
And--thanks Lone
 

linda b (0)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 12:42 am
Distressing.....poachers and hunters are vile and pathetic
 

SylvieBusy A (191)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 4:09 am
It's really heartbreaking.
 

Ruth C (87)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 5:48 am
So sad
 

Yvonne F (180)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 7:03 am
Tragic!!!!!!!!1 Thanks for sharing
 

. (0)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 7:49 am
TYFS :(
Our action can not decay. We must be strong and not get depressed with these things. Think how much worse would this world without people like us who put all our time and desire for justice. And we must support those who put the body in situ to defend them.
 

Petra M (259)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 3:45 pm
Heartbreaking...
 

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday March 7, 2016, 1:47 am
Noted and signed - couldn't agree more Dianne!
 

Sergio P (65)
Tuesday March 8, 2016, 9:15 am
:(
 

joan silaco (594)
Thursday March 10, 2016, 10:08 pm
TY 4 THE INFO!
 
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