May 012015
 

As the number of people living on Earth grows, so does the pressure on animals. We have already lost countless species. And today many other breeds face extinction. But all is not lost. More and more people are realising that they must act now to stop further losses.

 

 

Vocabulary and definitions

poach – hunt illegally
showing up – arriving
gave up – stopped
farming practices – the way people farm the land
make a living – to earn enough money in order to survive
rehabilitation programme – a scheme to bring animals back to a normal life

6 Minute English – Saving China’s elephants Transcript Video

 

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