28 Sep '13, 1pm

Clintons Pledge $80 Million to Fight Elephant Poaching

Clintons Pledge $80 Million to Fight Elephant Poaching

Clintons Pledge $80 Million to Fight Elephant Poaching 0 Tweet by Lindsey Little September 28, 2013 Categories: Animals , Causes Tags: chelsea clinton , hillary clinton . Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea , outlined a three-year plan at the Clinton Global Initiative on Thursday to curb the poaching and trafficking of elephants in Africa . The $80 million plan also aims to address American and Asian demand for ivory. “Unless the killing stops, African forest elephants are expected to be extinct within 10 years. I can’t even grasp what a great disaster this is ecologically, but also for everyone who shares this planet,” said the former secretary of state. She added that the possibility of extinction “seems like such a rebuke to our own values.” The leaders of Uganda, Burkino Faso, Gabon, Malawi, Ivory Coast and Tanzania, along with officials from other African...

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