Ivory poaching linked to demand for religious objects

Cameroon ivory poaching
Cameroon Forestry Protection Rangers with confiscated rifles and poached ivory, Yokadouma, Cameroon, June 9, 2010.
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A National Geographic investigation reveals a direct link between religion and ivory poaching. Thousands of elephants die each year so that their tusks can be carved into religious objects. What can be done to stop this?

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