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Keep the Ban on Elephant Ivory ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, elephants, ivory, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 880 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
There has been a global ban on ivory since 1989, but a new proposal from CITES (Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species), proposes to make legal the ivory trade again as a way to combat the increase of poaching of the African elephant



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Teresa W. (705)
Friday July 27, 2012, 5:40 am
Teresa, You signed on July 27, 2012.
Your signature has been delivered to:
John M. Sellar, Chief of Enforcement Support in the CITES Secretariat, International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
 

. (0)
Friday July 27, 2012, 5:59 am
Whilst I can see some logic in this proposal I think that the potential risks far outweigh any gains.
 

Constance F. (431)
Friday July 27, 2012, 6:32 am
Yes ! thank you
 

DP S. (3)
Friday July 27, 2012, 7:01 am
It may actually be better overall to allow trade in ivory that is regulated, and managed, considering that there will always be a demand. By channeling supply-demand through conservationists, there can be a supply as a result of natural death, rather than unmonitored illegal hunting. Banning only increase the demand. From what I've seen in SA it would be best to create a healthy market that is well managed by conservationists and game parks rather than an outright ban. Natural death should provide an ample supply for a healthy legal trade of ivory.
 

Elle B. (82)
Friday July 27, 2012, 7:01 am
Signed~Thank-you Cher. This is born of the same stupid mindsets that just keep on giving more collective illusional nonsense. Number and dumber to the point of brain dead. . .

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” ―Albert Einstein

“It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. ” ― Jiddu Krishnamurti

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” ― Stephen Hawking

“How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of good will.” ― Albert Einstein
 

pam w. (191)
Friday July 27, 2012, 8:55 am
I agree with DP S.....and I'll ad this...elephants are causing great ecological damage in parts of Africa where they're protected. A certain number are "culled" every year. Their ivory could be sold, too.
 

Carol H. (229)
Friday July 27, 2012, 9:56 am
signed and noted
 

. (0)
Friday July 27, 2012, 10:11 am
signed..thank you
 

Rock H. (254)
Friday July 27, 2012, 10:57 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher!
 

Regina P. (79)
Friday July 27, 2012, 11:05 am
Signed.
 

aj E. (164)
Friday July 27, 2012, 11:33 am
s&n
 

Nyack Clancy (453)
Friday July 27, 2012, 11:50 am
Noted and signed- thank you Cher
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (163)
Friday July 27, 2012, 12:06 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher.
 

. (1)
Friday July 27, 2012, 1:21 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Cher.
 

Carole K. (200)
Friday July 27, 2012, 1:35 pm
Noted & signed. TY, Cher!
 

Lisa Neste (710)
Friday July 27, 2012, 4:27 pm
Signed & shared on FB, thanks!
 

Alison A. (240)
Friday July 27, 2012, 5:13 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

James W. (268)
Friday July 27, 2012, 7:35 pm
Done & Gone
 

Laudia Price (0)
Friday July 27, 2012, 8:16 pm
signed horrible
 

Bette M. (91)
Friday July 27, 2012, 8:23 pm
S & N......

Wherever you go there once was a forest.
Plant & oritect Danny's trees for life.
Trees are the lungs of the earth.
 

Erin R. (173)
Friday July 27, 2012, 9:24 pm
signed
 

Amy E. (66)
Friday July 27, 2012, 10:18 pm
S/n
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 12:45 am
done
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 2:17 am
Noted and signed.
Thanks
 

Rich Blue (72)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 2:19 am
Signed~
 

lori c. (29)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 3:18 am
signed, will do more harm than good
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 4:36 am
Signed and noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 5:02 am
signed
 

. (0)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 6:47 am
#529 happy to signed - thx u so much Cher
 

Victoria Pohrebna (264)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 7:07 am
Signed!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 9:20 am
Signed! TY Cher
 

Michela m. (3955)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 9:56 am

S&N
 

Donna Hamilton (152)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 2:39 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks.
 

Eternal Gardener (761)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 6:47 pm
#624
 

naomi cohen (37)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 8:37 pm
signed, noted, thank you.
 

Arild Warud (170)
Sunday July 29, 2012, 1:41 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

Patricia Cannell (764)
Sunday July 29, 2012, 7:56 am
Noted and signed. Thanks!
 

Yvonne F. (177)
Sunday July 29, 2012, 8:07 am
Noted! Already signed! Thanks for posting this!!!
 

Waltraud U. (84)
Sunday July 29, 2012, 9:59 am
done ty
 

Barbara Erdman (63)
Monday July 30, 2012, 11:45 am
Noted and signed Cher :-0 Thanx
 

Sara W. (108)
Monday July 30, 2012, 10:54 pm
Signed.
 

Yulan Lawson (156)
Saturday December 1, 2012, 6:04 pm
Noted and signed.
 
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