On 6 October the government announced a proposal for a full ban on ivory trade in the UK. To acknowledge this welcome news,Action for Elephants U.K wrote a second letter to Theresa May, which was delivered to Downing St on 7 October along with an open letter that called for this action.
The letters were delivered to No. 10 Downing Street by a group of conservationists – Will Travers (president of Born Free Foundation), Duncan McNair (CEO, Save the Asian Elephants), Rachael Hewish (IFAW), John Stephenson (CEO, Stop Ivory), Rory Young (founder, Chingeta Wildlife), and Joanne Ibbitson (Action for Elephants UK) – and has been signed by over 150 NGOs, conservationists, MPs, and other prominent individuals.
Pic Credit: A.F.E