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Elephant Poachers

Corrupt Kenyan Rangers Murdered Poachers, Report Alleges

AP | TOM ODULA and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 10.27.2014 | Green

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Corrupt Kenyan wildlife rangers are killing poachers to cover up the officers' collusion with the criminals slaughtering the c...

Dominique Mosbergen

The Disgusting Reason African Elephants May Be Extinct By 2020

HuffingtonPost.com | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green

Chopsticks, hair pins, pendants, trinkets: These are why African elephants are dying in droves. In 2013, more than 35,000 elephants across Africa ...

Bloody Poachers, Organized Crime, Insatiable Demand (WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 08.17.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Forty years ago there were at least 1.2 million African elephants. Today, there are less than 400,000 elephants remaining. Thirty-five thousand beasts are poached each year. At this sickening rate of extermination, elephants will be extinct, which means gone forever, by 2025.

What Do You Do With One Of The Biggest Stockpiles Of Illegal Ivory?

AP | By KELVIN CHAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

HONG KONG (AP) — When Hong Kong intercepted yet another huge shipment of illegal African ivory in early October, it added to a growing headache for ...

Eating Elephants Poses New Extinction Threat In Thailand

AP | By THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

BANGKOK -- A new taste for eating elephant meat – everything from trunks to sex organs – has emerged in Thailand and could pose a new thre...