The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) reported today the seizure of 38 illicit wildlife products in transit since January 2016 at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) airport through the Canines for Conservation program operated by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) with AWF support.
The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) strongly agrees with recent statements by Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, that nations have a moral duty to stop the ivory trade.
The U.S. Senate has declared enough is enough when it comes to illegal wildlife trade, passing the Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt (END) Wildlife Trafficking Act (also known as H.R. 2494).
AWF believes Africa’s unique wildlife need to be viewed and managed in total – as a larger continental herd for Africa’s elephants and as one continental pride for Africa’s lions.
The World Conservation Congress voted earlier today in Hawaii to pass Motion 007 on the closure of domestic markets for elephant ivory.