Global Kids Study: More Trees, Less Disease

A University of Vermont-led study of 300,000 children in 35 nations says kids whose watersheds have greater tree cover are less likely to experience diarrheal disease, the second leading cause of death for children under the age of five. 

Published in Nature Communications, the study is the...

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Elephant Poaching Costs Africa $25M Per Year

African nations are losing $25 million in tourism each year due to elephant poaching, says Brendan Fisher

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An elephant observes zebras and other animals in Namibia's Etosha National Park.

Study: Elephant Poaching Costs Africa $25 Million Per Year in Lost Tourism

In Africa, tens of thousands of elephants are killed by poachers each year. Now a new study shows that this poaching crisis costs African countries around $25 million annually in lost tourism revenue.

The research was published November 1 in the journal Nature Communications.

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