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World’s second-biggest rainforest could lose 6-9 % of its carbon capture ability, if the forest elephant goes extinct, says Saint Louis University research  World’s second-biggest rainforest could lose 6-9 % of its carbon capture ability, if the forest elephant goes extinct, says Saint Louis University research  

Save Africa’s forest elephants if you want the Congo rainforest to continue capturing carbon: Study

There are only a few hundred thousand elephants left in Africa, with illegal poaching still a huge threat to their safety. The animals play a key role in the Congo rainforest's role as a carbon sink, and losing them could be devastating.There are only a few hundred thousand elephants left in Africa, with illegal poaching still a huge threat to their safety. The animals play a key role in the Congo rainforest's role as a carbon sink, and losing them could be devastating.

Elephant extinction must be avoided for sake of climate, study warns | Climate News | Sky News

“Save the elephants and help save the planet, it really is that simple.”“Save the elephants and help save the planet, it really is that simple.”

Elephants Have Climate Fighting Superpowers, But We're Letting Them Disappear | IFLScience

In findings published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Saint Louis University researchers and colleagues report that elephants play a key role in creating forests which store ...

Researchers discover elephant extinction could have major impact on atmospheric carbon levels