Archives for posts with tag: poachers

Football Star Yaya Toure to Spotlight Illegal Wildlife Trade

Yaya Toure: “I became a UNEP Goodwill Ambassador to spread message that poaching & other forms of wildlife crime – is not only a betrayal of our responsibility to safeguard threatened species, but a serious threat to security, political stability, economy, natural resources & cultural heritage of many countries.”

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Blog Report: ENVIRONMENT DEFENDERS UNDER ATTACK, By Ambassador Mo
Environmentalist has become one of most dangerous job titles around globe. Just as poaching of elephants & rhinos is driving unique species to extinction, vast forests are being consumed for timber, farming & quick profits. UN HR office highlighted murder of Cambodian environmental activist & human rights defender, Chut Wutty, who had worked fearlessly to expose illegal logging & corruption. –More–
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