13 Jul '12, 9pm

Help stop #wildlifecrime by saying “no” to illegal #ivory! Be a conscientious consumer

Help stop #wildlifecrime by saying “no” to illegal #ivory! Be a conscientious consumer

There are three key areas of our work: • Tightening and enforcing legislation It’s one thing to ban or limit trade in a particular species, but another to effectively enforce this — especially in developing countries where training and funds for enforcement are often lacking. Many countries also still lack strict national legislation and/or appropriate penalties for illegal wildlife trade. To address this challenge, WWF helps countries comply with CITES regulations by supporting program development, workshops and the creation of regulations, workshops. We also assist enforcement efforts and fund anti-poaching brigades. • Public education One of the most powerful tools for addressing illegal and unsustainable wildlife trade is persuading consumers to make informed choices. This includes the people buying the end product as well as shop-keepers, suppliers and manufacturers. ...

Full article: http://www.worldwildlife.org/what/globalmarkets/wildlifet...

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