Thai Prime Minister Yingluck To Ban Illegal Ivory Trade

Seizure of Illegal Ivory in Bangkok, Thailand

We are pleased to hear that our Prime Minister has agreed to take firm action to end the illegal ivory trade in Thailand. The Kingdom has for a number of years been the commercial hub for the trafficking of endangered species. The Prime Minister made the announcement at the opening of the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Bangkok.after a petition of 1.5 million, WWF and Leonardo DiCaprio was delivered to her.

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