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Good News for Elephants in 2016? Ivory Prices Plummet.


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Lone
- 1071 days ago - share.america.gov
About every 15 minutes, an African elephant is killed to supply the illegal ivory industry. But demand is dropping fast, particularly in China, due to growing awareness about the elephant poaching crisis and better international cooperation



   

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Animae C (507)
Wednesday April 13, 2016, 8:47 am
REALLY?!?!? China's becoming aware!!!!
If true this is wonderful news!!!

Thanx Lone
 

Doris F (19)
Wednesday April 13, 2016, 9:01 am
that gives me hope, tyfs
 

Veronique L (209)
Wednesday April 13, 2016, 10:10 am
YES!!!
 

Roger G (148)
Wednesday April 13, 2016, 3:57 pm
noted, thanks
 

Freya H (345)
Wednesday April 13, 2016, 4:31 pm
Fewer and fewer people want to become involved in pushing animals to extinction. Now let us hope that we can soon read the same about the market for rhino horn.
 

Maggie D (69)
Wednesday April 13, 2016, 7:28 pm
“The fall in the price of ivory gives us hope, but with numbers of elephants still being killed in Africa, we’re a long way from celebrating yet,” said Iain Douglas-Hamilton, founder of Save the Elephants. “Grave threats remain, and it’s vital that the complete ban in China is enforced soon.” Thanks, Lone.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 14, 2016, 6:44 am
Still a lot to do
 

. (0)
Saturday April 16, 2016, 12:44 pm
Thanks for posting the good news Lone! Just what we need to hear.
 
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