Why Are Elephants Endangered Species?

Greentumble

However, while the elephant is admired everywhere for its intelligence and emotional complexity, it is under assault from all sides and is tragically facing extinction. Today, an even more significant risk pushing elephants toward extinction is the loss of their habitat.

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A New Way of Living

The Green Changemakers

In the past five decades: almost half of the forests that once covered the earth have vanished, and deforestation is expanding and accelerating; 70 percent of the world’s fish stocks are at some stage of deterioration through overfishing and all 15 major fishing areas are close to reaching or have already exceeded their natural limits; and at least 1,000 species go extinct every year.

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