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Environmental protection organizations: over the past 10 years the number of African elephants only dropped 110 thousand of the original title: environmental protection organization: over the past 10 years the number of African elephants plummeted 110 thousand data figure: African elephants in new network on 27 September, according to foreign media reports, "Conference on international trade in endangered species Convention" party members are held in Johannesburg, South Africa, the latest the day prior to the announcement of the report pointed out that due to illegal hunting is rampant, African elephant populations in the past 10 years to reduce the 111 thousand, the biggest drop in 25 years. Reported that the report produced by the International Union for conservation of nature, the International Union for conservation of nature estimates that since 2006, an average of 50 African elephants were killed per day, most of them died of illegal hunting. The report also found that the current number of South African elephants across Africa accounted for more than half of the total number of elephants, elephants in more than and 2 areas of East africa. The report gives the data on African elephants, so that some southern African countries to lift the ban on ivory trade action and then dispute. South Africa Namibia and Zimbabwe and other countries to ban trade in ivory, in order to sell the government confiscated by natural death and elephants left over from the ivory, in exchange for conservation funds. Musin Guri, Zimbabwe’s environment minister, said it was considering the sale of young elephants to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique and other countries that could not effectively control the number of elephants. However, Kenya and other countries are worried about the fear, if allowed to sell ivory, will ignite the market demand, leading to the extinction of African elephants within 10 years. Editor: Zheng Hanxing相关的主题文章: