New figures reveal poaching for the illegal ivory trade could wipe out a fifth of Africa’s Elephants over next decade

2. Dezember 2013
By | Source: IUCN - News

As delegates gather to discuss the plight of the African Elephant at a summit convened by the Government of Botswana and IUCN, new analyses released today find that if poaching rates are sustained at current levels, Africa is likely to lose a fifth of its elephants in the next 10 years.