HRH Prince Charles says in the Unite For Wildlife video, “We must treat the illegal wildlife trade as a battle.”
This week the London 2014 Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference will mark a key milestone in the campaign to end wildlife crime. UK’s Prime Minister, David Cameron has invited leaders from 50 countries to attend the conference and it is hoped that this will help win the war .
Prince Charles says “It will take action from all of us to beat back this highly organised criminal activity,”
We can all play a part in wildlife protection
The Princes delivered the last part of their message in multiple languages including English, Swahili, Arabic, Spanish, Mandarin and Vietnamese in keeping with the global scope of the campaign which has developed in tune with ambitions of the UN COP16 CITES conference in Bangkok. The campaign aims to address the demand side of the problem as well as the supply side. Getting the message across in all these languages is crucial. The resounding message from this video is “Together we can stop the illegal wildlife trade. Let’s Unite For Wildlife.”
HRH Prince William urges us all to make our voices heard in the social media and to support world leaders and conservation organisations in their efforts to end wildlife crime.
Why not join the social media thunderclap to support action to protect wildlife and habitat from criminal gangs?
To add your voice click https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/8234-let-them-hear-you-roar
and follow the directions.
If you are worried about the illegal wildlife trade, take comfort from the video above.
Sunday morning’s BBC news showed HRH The Prince of Wales and Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, speaking out in defence of endangered species in their Let’s Unite For Wildlife video. Prince William’s United For Wildlife Foundation is the kind of powerful cooperative partnership of influential organisations needed in the fight against wildlife crime, but if humanity hopes to make headway against the organised criminal gangs responsible for much of the world’s illegal wildlife trade the Princes make it clear that we all need to be supportive and unite for wildlife. In view of these efforts and long term commitments to…
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