IFAW’s Response to President Obama’s Executive Order: Combating Wildlife Trafficking

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Illegal trade in wildlife around the planet is both rampant and shockingly destructive to humans and animals.  We applaud President Obama’s executive order to elevate the U.S. government’s engagement in the fight against the growing illegal wildlife trade.  This action gives recognition to the threat the illicit trade poses not only to animals like elephants and rhinos, but also to people – a grim reality thoroughly documented in a new IFAW report, Criminal Nature:  The Global Security Implications of the Illegal Wildlife Trade . …

July 1, 2013 3:52 pm

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