Saturday, 30 April 2016 – A Complex Day for Wildlife

Amazing and inspiring post on the activism taking place to stop this insane genocide of our wildlife, Thank you all!!!

Cecils Pride

Saturday, 30 April 2016 will be remembered as a complex day for wildlife:

  • In Kenya, there was a burning of confiscated ivory;
  • In London, A March to Stop Lion Trophy Hunting;
  • In Swaziland, a proposal for rhino horn harvesting emerged;
  • In South Africa, the sad loss of an inspiring wildlife advocate and campaigner.

Ivory and Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta affirmed (30 April 2016) Kenya’s commitment to push for the total ban on ivory trade at the 17th Conference of Parties (CoP 17) meeting of the CITES Convention in Johannesburg, South Africa in September 2016.

Uhuru Kenyatta said he already had the backing of several other African countries for the plan, aimed at stamping out poaching and putting ivory out of circulation for good.” – The Daily Telegraph, 29 April 2016

On Saturday, 30 April 2016, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire to a huge stockpile of confiscated ivory

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