Animals still poached in 'horrifying numbers' - Prince William



Endangered animals are being killed in "horrifying numbers" and efforts to tackle the crisis must be accelerated, the Duke of Cambridge has said.
Speaking at an international conference in Vietnam, Prince William said there was "much to proud of" when it came to efforts to halt illegal poaching.
But he said the "brutality" of poachers and crime gangs was still escalating.
He called on the UK to pass a total ban on the domestic ivory trade, as has been done by China and the US.
While the international trade in ivory has been banned since 1989, it is still... read more

 
17 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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