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40,000 elephants and over 1,200 rhinos killed by poachers in a single year,” throughout Africa for their tusks and horns respectively.

Map showing number of elephants poached illegally between 2010 and 2012
Map showing number of elephants poached illegally between 2010 and 2012

Illegal poaching equates to $70 billion dollars a year. This is the single most reason it’s a growing problem driven by the greed, arrogance and ignorance in parts of Asia and Africa.

The "bloody" business of the illegal ivory trade from Africa to Asia
The “bloody” business of the illegal ivory trade from Africa to Asia

In a fight to eliminate poaching, Air Shepherd drones are trying to raise $500,000 via Indiegogo. [The campaign recently ended, but you can still donate via their initiative]

Air Shepherd team in the field helping to stop elephant and rhino poaching successfully in Africa by using drones
Air Shepherd team in the field helping to stop elephant and rhino poaching successfully in Africa by using drones

It’s a valiant effort that needs your monetary support to get them to their goal. Have a look for yourself and make a donation if you can.

To make a donation, just click https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/air-shepherd-drones-stop-elephant-rhino-poaching

Donate directly to their drone initiative here, http://airshepherd.org/

Help Air Shepherd Drones Stop Elephant and Rhino Poaching
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