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By: Timothy Kuiper and Eleanor Jane Milner-Gulland, The Conversation
From: Phys.org

Statistical models and ranger insights help identify patterns in elephant poaching

The illegal wildlife trade is one of the highest value illicit trade sectors globally, threatening both human well-being and biodiversity. A prominent example is ivory poaching, leading to an estimated 30% decline in African elephant populations between 2007 and 2014 and costing African states an estimated US$25 million annually in lost tourism revenues.

Read more: https://phys.org/news/2020-05-statistical-ranger-insights-patterns-elephant.html

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