Armed poachers cost East Africa millions

See on Scoop.itMy Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes

Rich armed poachers are costing East Africa millions of dollars in illegal ivory trade. The illegal trade is mostly fuelled by demand in Asia and the Middle East, where elephant tusks and rhinoceros horns are used in traditional medicine and to make ornaments.

 

Uganda and her sister states in the East African region account for 68% of the illegal ivory trade in the world, according to a 2012 report released at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered species (CITES) at Bangkok, Thailand….

Greer Noble‘s insight:

Save your world.. every effort counts.. here’s how and it won’t cost you a cent.. http://greernoble.com/non-fiction—invitation.html

 

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