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Selous Reserve Risks Losing All Elephants by 2022

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On Wednesday Tanzanian officials rejected a report by WWF claiming the country could see its elephant population decimated by 2022 (BBC). The conservationist group reports that rapid poaching has reduced the elephant population by 90% in less than 40 years (WWF). “The elephant population in Selous is now near a historic low, and urgent measures […]

Saudi Arabia and Russia Reach Deal to Cap Oil Production

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After several weeks of ongoing discussion regarding oil production in Russia and Saudia Arabia the two countries have reached an agreement with OPEC. On Tuesday leaders from both countries agreed to freeze oil output; however, the deal was contingent on additional countries joining (Reuters). OPEC members Qatar, Venezuela and Kuwait have already stated they are […]