Wednesday, June 18, 2014

What elephants and oceans have in common

They are large and they are endangered.  There is a recent report about 20,000 elephants killed by poachers - in just one year - to feed the appetite of the ivory trade.  Our oceans are being over-fished and apex predators end up in Chinese shark-fin soup - another billion dollar industry.  

Now President Obama is using executive authority to expand the Pacific Islands National Marine Monument.  From the Washington Post, here is why.

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