December 7, 2013

Guess Who Profits from Ivory? Al-Qaeda

Edward Faulk, The Independent

The Associated Press

The arguments for saving the Elephants go beyond just the environmental.

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TAGGED: Ivory, Africa, Al-Qaeda


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