Monday, April 6, 2015

HOW TO COMBAT POACHING IN AFRICA


The demand for ivory in the form of elephant tusks and rhino horns in East Asia has caused poaching to soar in Africa causing these majestic animals to face the danger of extinction. What is the extent of the problem and how can it be addressed? Do your research and write your essay. This essay has a double focus: the problem as well as the solutions. It is very hard to just write about solutions without touching on other aspects of the problem so be logical.
Familiarize yourself with the issue:
·         “Poaching” https://prezi.com/-czf6wqgglz9/poaching-prezi/
·         “Anti poaching” https://prezi.com/kjbh83s4pt6e/anti-poaching/   
Reading material to make notes on:
·         “Poaching crisis in South Africa” http://www.savetherhino.org/rhino_info/thorny_issues/poaching_crisis_in_south_africa
·         “How tourism can help tackle poaching” http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/9230740/How-tourism-can-help-tackle-poaching.html
Videos to watch and make notes on:
·         “Drones used to stop elephant and rhino poachers in Africa” http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/air-shepherd-uses-drones-stop-elephant-rhino-poachers-africa-n335801
·         “100,000 Elephants Killed In 3 Years As Poaching Rates Climb In Africa, Study Finds”
·         “China’s craze kills Africa’s elephants” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9i2i48Petc


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