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The elephant poaching epidemic sweeping across Africa is causing an outpouring of grief and outrage around the world. We fight for elephants on the ground—monitoring populations, managing protected areas, and conducting anti-poaching patrols. In Nigeria’s Yankari Game Reserve, which WCS co-manages, there have been zero recorded elephant poaching incidents in over two years. In the Republic of. It's nothing less than an international tragedy: it is ruthless.
More than half of the elephants on the natural reserve of Bouba N'Djida National Park have been.
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We need your help to give rangers the strength and safety they need, and to tackle poaching and demand for products like ivory. The government has announced plans for an ivory trade ban and is now asking for people's opinions through a public consultation. African elephants. Sign Ban the ivory trade — NOW!
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At the same time, closing markets and promoting the law makes it harder to find ivory and deters law-abiding citizens from engaging in illegal activity. Continue Reading h More Stories h. Washington, DC Around 20, African elephants are killed by poachers each year for their ivory tusks.
Reports were circulating, a local conservationist told him, that a mass killing of elephants had occurred some miles away, near the Cameroon border: Could. Approximatelyelephants in Africa were killed for their ivory in just three catalytic support for the most effective projects designed to stop the killing.
After the elephants slowly succumb to poisoned arrows, the poachers skin their prey on the spot. About us About us Contact Legal notice. The government has now announced plans for a UK ivory trade ban.
Sign Ban the ivory trade — NOW! The criminal business is internationally organized and the authorities turn a blind eye. Please use your influence to help protect the Asian elephant.
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Closing the most troublesome legal and illegal markets that largely exist to serve Chinese nationals—those in Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos, for example—will help dry up demand.
Our job then is to find. Stop the poaching of Asia's elephants for Chinese “medicine”: elephant-skin ointments to treat eczema, acne and digestive problems.
Tens of thousands of elephants are being killed every year for their ivory tusks. weak law enforcement and corruption undermine efforts to stop the poaching.
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Now, the poachers are killing every animal they can find — including females and calves. Speak out for a ban on trade in elephant skin and other body parts!
Strong partnerships are already in place with the travel and e-commerce sectors, with commitments to avoid promoting, handling or selling elephant ivory. WWF is addressing the root of the problem by working directly with other governments to ensure the eminent closure of their ivory markets, as well as working to understand the underlying motivations of ivory buyers and develop strategies to influence them.
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Stop killing the elephants
|A legal ivory trade can also provide a cover for criminals to launder illegal ivory.
Together, we will make a difference. We will use your name to show the UK government that the public wants urgent action to bring an end to elephant poaching. Take action Current petitions Donate. WWF is addressing the root of the problem by working directly with other governments to ensure the eminent closure of their ivory markets, as well as working to understand the underlying motivations of ivory buyers and develop strategies to influence them.
Through this research, we will identify ivory purchasers and consumers, understand their underlying motivations, and develop effective strategies to influence them and create a new social norm of rejecting ivory products.