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Earlier this year, the US government announced it would act to stop commercial ivory trade, sending an unequivocal message that the US will not tolerate the senseless slaughter of elephants and other wildlife—or the global crime syndicates that wildlife trafficking supports.
But now, the proposed ivory rules are coming under fire.
This is about more than elephants: Organized crime has moved into ivory in a big way. Global wildlife crime, estimated at $10 billion annually, is increasingly controlled by the same criminal networks that smuggle arms, drugs and humans.
Take action below and tell US Fish and Wildlife Service it is the right decision to save wild elephants.