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African Presidents Vow to Step Up Efforts to Save Elephants

More than 200 people, including three African presidents, gathered in Kenya for a three-day anti-poaching summit to find ways to stop the slaughter of Africa’s elephants by protecting at least 50 percent of these animals and their landscapes by 2020. African countries were also encouraged to destroy their ivory stockpiles. Kenya ended the summit by burning 105 tons of ivory Saturday, and President Uhuru Kenyatta pledged his support for a complete ban on the ivory trade.

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