Human encroachment is endangering grazing elephants at home in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. But neighboring Maasai and safari tour operators are teaming up to protect the animals.
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?
Poachers have their eyes on the grazing elephants at home in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. But neighboring Maasai and Safari tour operators are teaming up to protect the animals.
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A polar bear can barely walk through an Arctic landscape almost void of ice. The photographer has said his team members were "pushing through their tears" to film the scene.
Berlin may seem like a concrete jungle but nature is everywhere if you'd only look. That's what one nonprofit in the German capital wants to show kids with free learning material, so they can help protect the planet.
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