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Protect World Wildlife Today, 3 March, & Forever
From Susan Sacirbey & Diplomat Artist
Just as “it takes a village” to raise our children, so too does it take an educated global citizen — the entire world — to protect and preserve World Wildlife. — More —
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Are Animals Global Citizens?
Susan Sacirbey collaborating w/ Ambassador Muhamed (Mo) Sacirbey via Huffington Post
Perhaps you have one predominant thought in back of your mind as you read this blog: Why should we expect any more global consensus on addressing animal welfare when the international community is failing on so many conflicts to deliver peace or even secure human rights? –MORE–
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/susan-sacirbey/are-animals-global-citize_b_7628452.html

UN Agency Praises China's Destruction of Ivory Stockpile

Improved law enforcement across entire illegal ivory supply chain, increased collaboration among transit/consumer countries thru international organizations like CITES, UN Office for Drugs & Crime, Interpol & World Bank is also needed.

ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: SHARKS & TURTLES TO ELEPHANTS & BIG CATS TO GET NEW PImageROTECTIONS, By Ambassador Mo
Elephants, polar bears, sharks & manta rays to medicinal plants & rare trees are among several species that will receive additional protection pursuant to UN backed treaty for the conservation of endangered species if new proposals are adopted at a world wildlife meeting March 2013.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/sharks-turtles-to-elephants-big-cats-to-get-new-protections/56681

ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: IVORY POACHING COMES TO NEW YORK, By Ambassador Mo
Last year was the worst in more than a decade for poaching of elephants & rhinos. Much of demand is driven by rapidly growing, richer Asian markets. However, two New York jewelers were just found guilt for selling contraband ivory that cost the lives of at least 25 elephants. This week Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) began its meetings in Geneva. –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/ivory-poaching-comes-to-new-york/55107Image