African forest elephants may face extinction sooner than think: survey

New study determines poaching has helped shrink population by 60% since 2002 and eventually may be responsible for eradicating one of the largest animals left Forest-dwelling elephants are likely to face extinction far more quickly than previously assumed because their…

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Push for banning on domestic ivory trade spurring conflict at international summit

As coalition of countries, including US, push for resolution to end practise, Japan, Namibia, South Africa and Canada raise concerns at Hawaii meeting A resolution to end the domestic trade in ivory has descended into acrimony at a major conservation…

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Watch This Upside-Down Whale ‘Tail-Sailing’ In Hawaii

Turns out, whales like to hang out with their tails out — and for an incredibly long time. While testing out new drone cameras off the coast of Maui, Hawaii, in February, whale researchers came across an upside-down humpback whale…

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