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HashtagVOA: Save the #Elephants

HashtagVOA: Save the #Elephants
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With help from Secretary of State John Kerry, Chelsea Clinton and a new, star-powered documentary, the world’s elephants have earned a hashtag of their own. Sadly, the future of the species may be depend on actions spurred, in part, by social media and increased awareness. Coveted for their ivory, the elephant population is being decimated by poachers. The adults slaughtered, their tusks cut from their bodies, and their babies left to starve. Not a pretty picture. With the debut of “Gardeners of Eden,” HashtagVOA speaks with key conservationists about current efforts to stop poaching and rescue the orphans of slain elephants.