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From the New Yorker by Elizabeth Kolbert

sharon arnold
penngrove, CA

Jul 8, 2014 — It seems as if the same news keeps getting repeated. Everyone knows what's happening, but our magnificent friends with trunks and horns are still being killed for their ivory and medicinally useless horn.

http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2014/07/07/140707taco_talk_kolbert

Elizabeth Kolbert: How Terrorism Is Threatening African Elephants
Elizabeth Kolbert: How Terrorism Is Threatening African Elephants
Africa, after years of progress in protecting its wildlife, is again in crisis mode. In 2011 alone, an estimated twenty-five thousand African elephants were killed for their ivory. According to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, there is "growing evidence that the terrorist groups stalking Africa" are funding their activities "to a great extent from ivory trafficking."
http://www.newyorker.com