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Hard Times For Humans Lead To Hard Times For Elephants


World  (tags: poverty, droughts, elephants, suffer, killed, destruction, habitat, ivory trade )

Simone
- 2715 days ago - science20.com
During economic downturns, people who live in poor, rural areas may turn increasingly often to the habitat around them for food, shelter, and/or fuel.



   

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Rose Becke (141)
Monday September 12, 2011, 12:17 am
sad
 

Penelope P (222)
Monday September 12, 2011, 12:41 pm
Much of the suffering of animals in the wild could perhaps be summed up by this article"s title
Maybe we should focus on the humans too
 

pam w (139)
Monday September 12, 2011, 9:10 pm
Many endangered species live in poor countries....until we find a way to eliminate poverty in those areas, poaching and reduction of animal habitat will continue.
 

Nancy sands (448)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 1:26 am
Someone needs to get over there and introduce food alternatives to these people!
 

colleen p (38)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 4:53 am
easy. let the elphant have all the food. ship them food. like morning star burgers and dorito chips and cream of pea soup.
 
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