Elephants eat 300 pounds of food per day. They flourished in Africa when
they could roam over huge areas of land, eating the vegetation in one area and
then moving on so that the vegetation could renew itself. Now, the area over
which elephants can roam is declining. Without some action, the elephants will
become extinct. What actions might save the elephants? What are the costs and
benefits of such actions?
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Actions To Save Elephants
Adopt an elephant in various conservers ion sites - offer various financial options for a young elephant to grow to maturity. taking care o0f an elephant is very expensive, but when it reaches maturity the revenue it returns is a handful through tourism
Do not buy ivory from black market. - By condemning the purchase of ivory you discourage poaching
Support conservation efforts by offering to be a sponsor. For example, International Elephant Foundation that dedicate their revenues into conserving elephants habitats
Timber plantation should be certified to be elephant- friendly. Though they take long to mature.be sure that the elephant will not move from their habitat to peoples plantations
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Nov 2nd, 2015
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