Ledger Nano S

Superiorcoin - BTCAlpha

Friday, October 6, 2017

Wildlife Conservation News: Plans for ban on ivory sales in the UK to help end elephant poaching

Plans for ban on ivory sales in the UK to help end elephant poaching

The surprise move by Environment Secretary Michael Gove comes after the Tories quietly scrapped plans for a ban on the bloodthirsty trade earlier this year

Plans for a near-total ban on ivory sales in the UK will be set out today to help end elephant­ poaching.

The surprise move by Environment Secretary Michael Gove comes after the Tories quietly scrapped plans for a ban on the bloodthirsty trade earlier this year.

Mr Gove warned the declines in elephant populations­ fuelled by poaching for their tusks “shames our generation”.

About 20,000 elephants are killed yearly, threatening the beasts with extinction in some African countries.

Conservation groups fear the lawful market for ivory in the UK is used to hide illegal trade.


Full story at http://bit.ly/2hSS9aa


Source: http://www.mirror.co.uk


Tweet This Story

 

 

 

Donation:
If you appreciate the things I share, consider making a contribution
no matter how small via PayPal or with TransferWise (EUR).
If you use Waves my wallet address is: 3PPeCnXEDAiRVzvsuGRycrNDHhWgDq68uVt
If you use Bitcoin my wallet address is: 12pAsyMdZoTHPvkiRAZiuQhC8bF4DLbYpQ

Bitcoin QR-Code

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Copy and paste this code into your pages.