Elephant poaching costs Africa's tourism industry $25 million per year

"The average rate of return on elephant conservation in east, west, and south Africa compares favorably with rates of return on investments in areas like education, food security and electricity," said economist Brendan Fisher

UPI

Last updated on 02 November 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
West Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals