Five years ago we secured what is probably the fastest campaign win in our history when we sought to pressure Amazon to end all sales of whale products. Amazon had previously been unresponsive, we anticipated the likelihood of a fairly lengthy process as we engaged the company to persuade it to do the right thing
Speakers at the recent Pretoria conference on rhino horn trade, where experts from around the world warned that South Africa would fail to control a legalised trade in rhino horn, have reacted with dismay, but no surprise, at the news that 40-70 rhino horns have been stolen from the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency.
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Internet retail giant Rakuten did the right thing by banning adverts for whales and dolphin products shortly after the release of our report but the company is still carrying ads for elephant ivory products, many originating from illegal ivory poached in Africa, and we need your renewed help to urge it to stop