Posted by: APO | 10 May 2019

African elephants under continued threat of poaching, warns UN-backed report

An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant. Based on the Proportion of Illegally Killed Elephants data, or PIKE, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has evaluated the levels of illegal killing through MIKE,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/african-elephants-under-continued-threat-of-poaching-warns-unbacked-report?lang=en


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