Ten years ago, 140,000 giraffes lived in Africa. Now, their number has dropped dramatically, by almost half - to just 80,000. Poachers hunt them for their meat.
US President Donald Trump's administration has decided to allow hunters to import the body parts of African elephants killed for sport. Conservation groups have decried the move, saying it won't aid conservation efforts.
When the US announced plans this week to allow the import of elephant trophies, global outrage echoed loud, and President Donald Trump soon put the decision 'on hold'. But are there arguments for controlled slaughter?
US President Donald Trump has reinstated a ban on trophy hunting amid a public uproar. However, the federal agency responsible for the ban still has on its website that it will issue permits for trophy hunting.
Driving across Namibia can be tricky, but the reward is inspiring landscapes. With environmental protection written into its constitution, Namibia is an ideal destination in the UN's year of sustainable tourism.
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