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www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/african-elephants-will-be-extinct-by...

The IUCN Red List notes the total population of African elephants is actually on the increase thanks to this progress, but both species are still listed as vulnerable to extinction, primarily due ...

www.afrik21.africa/en/africa-wwf-believes-that-african-elephants-will-be...

The WWF is sounding the alarm about the tragedy of African elephants. According to the environmental NGO, the population of these pachyderms will disappear by 2040 due to wild poaching: an elephant dies on the continent every 25 minutes, killed for its ivory tusks. WWF has launched a fundraising campaign to save these animals from extinction.

maraelephantproject.org/the-crisis

The African elephant is in crisis. Across the continent, a mixture of land-use changes resulting from human population growth (expanding settlements, crop-based agriculture, fenced plots), deforestation and poaching for elephants’ highly valuable ivory is causing their populations to dwindle. The growing needs of the African human population only partially explains the shrinking elephant ...

www.theodysseyonline.com/african-elephants-face-potential-extinction

But elephants indeed face multiple dangers, some that could even send them into extinction. And since elephants have no natural enemy, what on Earth could possibly be harming them? The answer is simple. Humans. Poaching, or the illegal practice of hunting, is a reoccurring struggle for the African elephant population.

www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/African-elephants-lsquoface...

The mighty African elephant may become extinct in just 15 years’ time due to the illegal ivory trade, unless steps are taken to arrest unrestricted poaching. Poachers slaughter 104 elephants ...

www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-49372409

"Thirty years ago in 1989, the parties decided to vote for the uplifting of African elephants and this basically saved the elephant from extinction," she told BBC News.

secure.awf.org/campaigns/pledge

The unprecedented demand for ivory has led to a marked rise in poaching – recent projections put the annual death toll of African elephants up to a devastating 35,000. These colossal losses will reverse any gains in conservation efforts and threaten the species' long-term survival.Our only recourse for saving elephants from extinction is extinguishing the insatiable demand for ivory.

www.onegreenplanet.org/environment/elephant-extinction-kills-an-ecosystem

With optimistic estimates putting the elephant population figure at under half a million, at the rate they are being killed, elephants will be extinct in twenty short years.

scoopempire.com/7-extinct-animals-that-once-lived-in-north-africa

North African Elephant (extinct by 300 CE) This sub-species of African Bush Elephant was used in war by the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt and the Roman Empire. When the infamous Roman conqueror Hannibal crossed the Alps, he did so on the back of a North African Elephant. Experts believe that the species went into extinction some time after the ...

www.huffpost.com/entry/top-5-ways-to-save-our-elephants_b_5663423

Top 5 Ways to Save Our Elephants From Extinction 08/09/2014 01:03 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017 Photo credit: Global March for elephants and rhinos - 4 October / savingthewild.com