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Save the African Elephant By Shutting Down the Ivory Trade in Japan


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Robert
- 104 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every year, tens of thousands of elephants are killed for their tusks to supply the global demand for ivory. Japan has more registered dealers (more than 7,500), ivory manufacturers (close to 300) and ivory wholesalers (more than 500).



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Robert O (12)
Friday August 11, 2017, 12:13 am
Save the African Elephant by Shutting Down the Ivory Trade in Japan

Every year, tens of thousands of elephants are killed for their tusks to supply the global demand for ivory. Japan has more registered dealers (more than 7,500), ivory manufacturers (close to 300) and ivory wholesalers (more than 500) than any other country. On the Yahoo! Japan shopping site, the retail value of ivory offered on a single day was U.S. $2.6 million.

Japan's neighbor China has committed to closing its domestic ivory market by the end of 2017 and is taking steps to fulfill that commitment, making Japan one of the world’s largest remaining domestic ivory markets. There have been many cases of ivory illegally trafficked from Japan to China. Continued ivory trade in Japan threatens to undermine the effort of China and the international community to combat wildlife trafficking.

Approximately 140,000 African elephants, or 30% of the total population, were slaughtered by poachers between 2007 and 2014. Elephant poaching and ivory trafficking continue to undermine economic livelihoods, social stability and the rule of law in African countries, many of which are Japan’s allies and trading partners.

Japan must renounce the ivory trade and ban ivory sales.
 

Veronica B (21)
Friday August 11, 2017, 1:13 am
Absolutely Signed.TY Robert.
 

Sieglinda D (84)
Friday August 11, 2017, 1:30 am
357 SUPPORTERS. Signed & Noted thanks
 

Sonia M (61)
Friday August 11, 2017, 2:16 am
S&N;thanks for sharing
 

Jonathan H (0)
Friday August 11, 2017, 2:18 am
Noted!!
 

MmAway M (501)
Friday August 11, 2017, 2:51 am
Thank you Robert
608 SUPPORTERS 1,000 GOAL
One of many petitions that might be finished if people take a peek!
S&N
 

Lawren R (34)
Friday August 11, 2017, 3:56 am
N s and s
 

Ruth G (94)
Friday August 11, 2017, 3:58 am
TY for posting important petition for elephants
 

Angela K (380)
Friday August 11, 2017, 4:33 am
ANGELA,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON AUGUST 11, 2017
 

Helen A (103)
Friday August 11, 2017, 6:28 am
HELEN A,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON AUGUST 11, 2017
 

Lone F (66)
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:06 am
Lone, you took action on August 11, 2017
 

Doris F (21)
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:15 am
you took action on August 11, 2017
 

Trish K (57)
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:34 am
Signed - thank you
 

Ben O (178)
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:36 am
Signed an hour ago...2.380 have signed so far...
 

Kathleen W (0)
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:46 am
Thanks Robert. Signed #2,465.
 

Ruth L (252)
Friday August 11, 2017, 8:18 am
RUTH,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON AUGUST 11, 2017
Thanks Robert
 

Virgene L (50)
Friday August 11, 2017, 9:28 am
Gladly signed. Too bad there wasn't a place for comments. Thanks Rosie!
 

Lisa M (13)
Friday August 11, 2017, 9:32 am
Signed earlier this morning. Thanks for sharing!
 

Danny van Huizen (36)
Friday August 11, 2017, 12:12 pm
Already signed but noted.
 

Dawn M (142)
Friday August 11, 2017, 2:37 pm
Done!
 

Christine Stewart (134)
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:51 pm
signed
 

Mike H (252)
Friday August 11, 2017, 8:14 pm
MIKE,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON AUGUST 11, 2017
 

Diego Aurélio T (4)
Friday August 11, 2017, 9:33 pm
salvem estes animais
 

Inge B (197)
Friday August 11, 2017, 9:33 pm
Signed.

Love
 

Patricia E G (63)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 1:50 am
Noted
I have signed this petition
# 10,341 of 11,000 needed
Thank you for posting Robert.
 

Marco B (41)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 2:07 am
#10440
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 3:07 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Robert.
 

Christine AWAY P (17)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 3:20 am
CHRISTINE,
VOUS AVEZ SIGNÉ CETTE PÉTITION LE AUGUST 11, 2017

Thanks Robert for sharing.
 

SylvieBusy A (191)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 4:09 am
Noted. Already signed & shared.
Thank you
 

iloshechka A (8)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 4:14 am
noted
 

Cathy B (421)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 4:43 am
cathy, you took action on august 10, 2017.
Thank you Robert!
 

Lisa N (204)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 5:26 am
Previously signed, thanks for posting Robert.
 

Betty K Site Issues (304)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 5:29 am
Save elephants!
 

Donna T (0)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 7:05 am
thank you
 

S J (130)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 7:07 am
Prev signed meowww Robert
 

Victoria P (112)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 9:12 am
Already signed... thank-you Robert ~♥~
 

aj E (164)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 9:18 am
s&n
 

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (152)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 9:26 am
Signed
 

Jan Garen (86)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 9:27 am
Signed and reposted
 

Kay M (347)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 9:39 am
done.
 

Kerstin S (371)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 10:45 am
signed
 

Allen O (205)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 10:49 am
Thanks Robert - Signed yesterday and noted today
 

Marija M (36)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 11:41 am
Signed earlier, tks Robert.
 

Malgorzata Z (194)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 12:56 pm
podpisane
 

Malgorzata Z (194)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 12:58 pm
udostępnione na fb.
 

Malgorzata Z (194)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 12:58 pm
tweetnięte
 

Beth M (138)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 2:28 pm
you took action on August 11, 2017
 

Connie O (44)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 3:06 pm
S + N
 

Marcus B (13)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 3:29 pm
:)
 

Anne K (139)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 4:04 pm
Signed. Thanks, Robert.
 

Spy K (224)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 4:46 pm
thanks-----noted and signed
 

Walter F (131)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 5:34 pm
Petition signed
 

michelle t (41)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 5:48 pm
Signed.Thanks Robert.
 

Denise D (33)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 6:31 pm
Previously signed. Thanks Robert.
 

Harry Knapp (0)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 7:06 pm
previously signed, now noted and starred.
 

Marie W (67)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 11:24 pm
S&N
 

Danuta W (1255)
Sunday August 13, 2017, 1:56 am
noted
 

SylvieBusy A (191)
Sunday August 13, 2017, 3:55 am
Noted. Thank you
 

Peggy B (39)
Sunday August 13, 2017, 6:23 am
signed
 

Marija M (36)
Sunday August 13, 2017, 7:22 am
Thank you Robert.
 

Ruth C (87)
Sunday August 13, 2017, 7:45 am
Signed
 

Caitlin B (0)
Sunday August 13, 2017, 8:00 am
signed
 

Miia Suuronen (44)
Sunday August 13, 2017, 1:52 pm
Signed and noted.
 

David C (186)
Sunday August 13, 2017, 3:34 pm
thanks
 

Sue L (65)
Sunday August 13, 2017, 9:42 pm
i already signed this. Let's do what we can to save elephants.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday August 14, 2017, 10:32 am
Signed thx Robert
 

Melania P (142)
Monday August 14, 2017, 10:46 am
Signed and shared this morning
 

Connie Palladini (100)
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 5:33 am
Done!!!!!
 

Ed Site Issues V (196)
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 6:18 am
ED AWAY,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON AUGUST 11, 2017
 

Barb SiteIssues V (199)
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 9:07 am
BARB AWAY,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON AUGUST 11, 2017
 

Camilla Vaga (67)
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 12:34 pm
signed
 

raleigh k (375)
Thursday August 17, 2017, 1:44 am
already signed shared again ty
 

Jeanne R (1208)
Sunday August 20, 2017, 8:35 am
Noted. Previously signed. tyfs.
 

Mireille Picron (46)
Sunday September 10, 2017, 10:26 am
Done previously. Thanks.
 
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