Tusks Aren’t Trophies
Poachers kill nearly 35,000 elephants for their tusks every year—a rate that could drive them to extinction in a decade. The United States announced a ban on the ivory trade last year but has yet to fully enforce it. Elephants are counting on you, President Obama—and they're running out of time. Learn More

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