26 Sep '13, 9pm

Great news! Major commitments made today to #StopWildlifeCrime

Over the past year, WWF has led a global campaign to stop wildlife crime by elevating the global response to the growing poaching crisis faced by elephants, rhinos and tigers, which also threatens frontline rangers, national economies and regional security. On Sept. 26, thousands of miles from the nearest herd of wild elephants, in the jungle of New York City, several unprecedented commitments were made to change the trajectory at two high-level events. At the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), WWF was one of five conservation groups that announced a three-year, $80 million commitment to “Stop the Killing, Stop the Trafficking, Stop the Demand.” This strategy will catalyze a global movement to protect key elephant populations from poaching while reducing trafficking and demand for ivory. Taking the stage with with Hillary and Chelsea Clinton, leaders from six African nations...

Full article: http://worldwildlife.org/stories/changing-the-trajectory

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