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United Nations System and International Organizations Applaud Sustainable Development Commitments Made by the World’s Governments to Battle Illegal Wildlife Trade

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September 27 2015 –  At an event hosted by the governments of Gabon and Germany and partners, leaders from U.N. member states and international organizations pledged their support today in tackling the growing problem of illegal wildlife trafficking at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park Zoo in New York City. Press Release Read more. 

 

September 17 2015 – A new report by World Animal Protection highlights the rise in southern Africa of elephant rides and shows, tourist attractions that are already well established in parts of Asia. Kate Nustedt, Director of Wildlife at World Animal Protection, says: “You’re taking the wild out of Africa by breaking the spirit of their elephants so they can be ridden and perform for tourists.” By Travindy. Read more.

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