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Steps To Save Elephants From Extinction

African elephants face extinction in its original environment due to illegal hunting and to the detriment of the ecosystem. The largest land mammal, elephants reproduce care, worsening the difficulty. You can assist the African elephants in ways big and small. If you are traveling to Africa for auxiliary or discover ways to help at the local level, this can make a difference. Take an eco-tour that includes viewing of the African elephant. You can go to a traditional safari or you opt for a photographic journey.

Either way, eco-tourism money helps to convince Governments and individuals on the value of the preservation of wild animals. Support the ivory ban and restriction of ivory or any other component of elephant products. Although many countries have imposed bans against ivory trade, some people are still opting to buy ivory on the black market. If owning a product of ivory or skin, avoid using it as demand perpetuates poaching. Donate money to organizations that conduct research on elephants and working to improve their conservation. The research helps scientists and politicians to understand the impact of human invasion in elephants and to monitor the populations of all of Africa.

Your donation can be used to help fund research projects, refuges for elephants or other projects. Volunteer for an organization of conservation in Africa. You can help care for elephants in refuges, educate local farmers about ways of preventing conflict with elephants and help in conservation efforts. You can also be able to help with research projects in progress. Participate in events to raise funds in the hands of the zoos or conservation organizations benefiting zoos. You will learn more about situation of the elephants and, at the same time, will give money to the organization.