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What’s Fair Trade Got To Do With World Elephant Day?

What’s Fair Trade Got To Do With World Elephant Day?

  Their numbers were once as large as they are: in 1979, there were about 1.3 million African elephants.  By 1989, the population had dropped to half that.  Even though an international ban that same year slowed  the poachers,  in 2012 they killed 35,000 elephants. Currently, about 96 elephants a day are killed for their […]