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  By Producer Gill Fickling 2011 was not a good year to be an elephant. Although trade in ivory has been banned since 1989, more ivory was seized during that year than any other on record, representing at least 2500 dead elephants. African elephants are being killed in ever larger numbers to satisfy a growing [...]

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Saving Elephants

by Mary Ferreira For a long time — more than five years — I’ve had a burning desire to produce a story about the plight of elephants around the world. According to CITES, elephants appear on Appendix II of the endangered species list. While in India filming stories about women and population growth, I was [...]

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