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Africa: Yao Ming Says No to Ivory and Rhino Horn


Animals  (tags: wildlife, rhino, ivory, endangered, conservation, animals )

Jill
- 2165 days ago - allafrica.com
April 16th, Beijing: Today, former NBA star and Chinese icon, Yao Ming, launched a major public awareness campaign targeting consumption of ivory and rhino horn in China in partnership with WildAid, Save the Elephants, African Wildlife Foundation,



   

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Past Member (0)
Friday April 19, 2013, 8:17 am
Great but more celebs need to speak up against animal atrocities. Thx Jill
 

Teresa W (782)
Friday April 19, 2013, 9:07 am
good news
 

Christeen A (302)
Friday April 19, 2013, 9:18 am
Yes. More good news and awareness of this problem. Thank you.
 

Michela M (3964)
Friday April 19, 2013, 9:56 am
Noted!!
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Friday April 19, 2013, 8:41 pm
Noted with hope.
 

Barb K (1687)
Friday April 19, 2013, 9:07 pm
This is a great start! TYSM Jill!!
 

Giana Peranio - Paz (398)
Friday April 19, 2013, 9:15 pm
Good news! Thanks.
 

Farah H (155)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 2:00 am
noted, thank you for sharing
 

Claudia A (71)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 7:00 am
Noted. Thank you!
 

Donna Hamilton (159)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 7:05 am
Good news! Noted. Thanks, Jill.
 

Ruth L (32)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 7:05 am
thanks Yao!
 

Ruth C (87)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 11:48 am
I'm glad that he stepped up to protest against this cruelty!
 

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 2:59 pm
Noted, thanks for the good news Jill!
 

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 3:10 pm
Well done, Yao Ming !!!
 

Nancy Black (308)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 6:00 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, Yao Ming is making a difference. Wish more famous people would do the same.
 

Evelyn B (79)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 6:28 pm
Noted Tks. Jill... More need to step up and speak out....it's a start..don't know
if it's a little bit to late...
 

Sara P (55)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 11:17 am
I agree with the comment of my friend Natasha, more celebs need to speak up against animal atrocities! Thanks Jill.
 

Gloria picchetti (304)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 4:33 pm
We want more Yao Mings who are aware of our dear, wild animals in crisis. Thank you sir.
 

Sandi C (97)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 4:45 pm
ty
 

Laurie H (818)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 8:16 pm
Let this attitude continue=the cruelty & killing has to end!~
 

Kim O (396)
Monday April 22, 2013, 12:32 am
Great news! Hopefully Yao Ming can help. Thanks Jill
 

Stephanie Reap (192)
Monday April 22, 2013, 8:26 am
excellent!!!
 

. (0)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 8:13 am
Very good and very nice because this cause has a great need for important testimonials
noted - thank you Jill and Philip for the fw
 

. (0)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 11:56 am
Great news..ty Jill. Why does it always have to be a celebrity speaking up for people to take notice? Oh wee, will take what we can get
 

Nancy C (806)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 9:06 pm
please...speak up and educate!!!
 
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