Tag: Elephants

Wildlife populations to decrease 67% by 2020

Global wildlife populations will decline by 67% by 2020 unless urgent action is taken to reduce human impact on species and ecosystems, warns the biennial Living Planet Index…

Africa becoming a giant food farm to the detriment of elephants and other species

Elephants are in big trouble. Even if we beat poaching and illegal trade, their potential doom has been sealed in projections for population growth, and has already been…

The mystery of over 730,000 missing elephants

Elephant Poaching continues unabated Up to 730,000 elephants are estimated to be missing from protected areas across Africa, a shocking conservation study reveals today. It means that a third…

A push to ban domestic ivory trade

[sgmb id=”1″] BY MARIA GALLUCCIAs seen on mashable.comA new resolution to ban all domestic ivory sales has been passed by a global group of conservationists and governments.  “Elephants…