Obama Pledges Support to Stop Wildlife Crime in Africa

A groundbreaking announcement from President Barack Obama during a state visit to Tanzania on July 1 will deliver much-needed support to African countries reeling under the onslaught of wildlife crime.

President Obama said, “Poaching and trafficking is threatening Africa’s wildlife, so today I issued a new executive order to better organize U.S. government efforts in this fight so that we can cooperate further with the Tanzanian government and others. And this includes additional millions of dollars to help countries across the region build their capacity to meet this challenge, because the entire world has a stake in making sure that we preserve Africa’s beauty for future generations.”

Read the whole article on – WorldWildLife.org

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