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Effects Of Elephant Poaching On African Elephant Population

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In recent years elephant poaching has led to a significant decline in the African Elephant population. The ban on the international trade in ivory has allowed some elephant populations to recover, but it is an inadequate amount compared to the tens of thousands of elephants being slaughtered each year. What more can be done to stop elephant poaching? Poachers often take desperate measures to obtain ivory due to being economically unstable. What is ivory used for exactly? Where does it get shipped? Illegal trade on ivory has been said to fund terrorist groups. Is this true? These questions may enhance ones knowledge of the harmful effects poaching has on the elephant population and how the funding of terrorist groups affects individuals across
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