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Elephant ivory could be bankrolling terrorist groups: Hillary Clinton unveiled an $80 million plan last week to combat elephant poaching in Africa, highlighting a worrying trend: money from wildlife crime may be funding terrorist groups, including the al-Shabaab group that attacked the mall in Kenya. The initiative, backed by 5 conservation groups and several African governments, involves scaling up anti-poaching activities, targeting supply lines and traffickers, and reducing demand for…

Image: A ranger guards a shipment of elephant tusks during a commemoration of the 1989 ivory burning at the Nairobi National Park (© Thomas Mukoya//Reuters)

Le plus grand marché d'ivoire au monde ferme ses portes : une nouvelle fantastique pour la survie des éléphants !

Le plus grand marché d'ivoire au monde ferme ses portes : une nouvelle fantastique pour la survie des éléphants !

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KWS officials display recovered elephants tusks and illegally held firearms taken from poachers, at their headquarters in Kenya's capital Nairobi

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Although it is against the law to sell ivory from African elephants in Thailand, ivory from domestic Thai elephants can be sold legally. As a result, massive quantities of illegal African ivory are being laundered through Thai shops.

Circa 1935: Ivory experts holding two elephant tusks, at the London Dock warehouse

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Vintage Poaching and Hunting

Circa Ivory experts holding two elephant tusks, at the London Dock warehouse

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The Matriarch's Group near Okaukuejo, Namibia, 2010 by Christopher Rimmer

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Tanzanias Elephant Population Is Declining, And Ivory Poaching Is A Major Part Of The Problem

Tanzania's Elephant Population Is Declining, And Ivory Poaching Is A Major Part Of The Problem

New figures released last Monday by the Tanzanian government about the country's declining elephant population show evidence of an ongoing crisis in Afri.

Defending wildlife from poachers - Members of the public help to move one of the three turtles killed by poachers near the Jomo Kenyatta Public Beach at the coastal port town of Mombasa, Kenya, December 3, 2012.

Defending wildlife from poachers

Defending wildlife from poachers - Members of the public help to move one of the three turtles killed by poachers near the Jomo Kenyatta Public Beach at the coastal port town of Mombasa, Kenya, December

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Mba Ndong Marius, a Parcs Gabon Eco Guard, holds up a poached leopard skin in front of a collection of seized elephant tusk ivory and weapons. More than 1,000 rangers worldwide have lost their lives protecting wild places and protected species in the last ten years, according to the WWF.

Should Poachers Be 'Shot On The Spot'?

The Unsung Heroes On The Front Line Of Protecting Endangered Species

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