Elephant Poaching on the Rise in Africa

By TANYA PORCARI, age 10 An elephant calf and its mother. PHOTO: Sabi Sabi The World Wildlife Fund recently reported that poachers killed 89 elephants in one night near the town of Ganba, Chad. It is not the first time it has happened and it is likely to happen again...

No Blood for Ivory

By ELIYA AHMAD, age 11 In September, in Garamba National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 22 elephants were slaughtered for their tusks, worth millions of dollars in ivory, The New York Times reports. Both old and young elephants were left dead on the savannah...