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Ivory Trade by Abbie Barnes

May 8th, 2013 | By
Ivory Trade by Abbie Barnes

It is estimated that in 2011 over 25,000 elephants were brutally killed for their ivory, nearly 7% of the total African elephant population. Ivory (elephant tusk) has been used throughout history, all around the globe, to create ornaments, jewelry, and other highly-prized possessions  It was made illegal to sell and trade in 2000, when CITES (Convention on International
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Pest Control Without Environmental Poisoning

Oct 13th, 2010 | By
Pest Control Without Environmental Poisoning

There is a movement in the United States to end the production and export of Compound 1080, (sodium fluoroacetate) one of the deadliest chemicals in the world used to kill pests and predators that eat livestock. According to Camella Fox, a wild life consultant, one teaspoon of 1080 can kill 100 human beings. Compound 1080
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