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

2. Dezember 2013
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Gaborone, Botswana, 2nd December 2013—As delegates gather to discuss the plight of the African Elephant at a summit convened by the Government of Botswana and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (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 ten years.

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