Stop elephant extinction
And they are obsessed with their death. They understand what is happening to them and their families, even identifying elephant bones and spending hours crying over them. Poaching is so emotionally devastating that it can take a herd 20 years to recover!
100 elephants a day are dying -- shot sometimes from helicopters, their faces cut off by machetes often while still alive -- just to produce ivory trinkets. What's worse is that this savagery is managed by organised criminals who help fund some of the most dangerous terror groups in the world.
But now there’s reason to hope: China just announced it will phase out its ivory industry and there is legislation in eleven US states calling for a ban on ivory trading. It’s a tipping point moment in this fight for these majestic animals and we can make sure demand everywhere dries up by funding a flood of campaigns in the US and Thailand and Vietnam to kill the biggest ivory markets anywhere.
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