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We MarchAgainstExtinction and demand our governments take action to STOP the poaching of elephants and rhinos and END the trade in ivory and rhino horn. More than 130 cities around the world participated in the 2015 Global March for Elephants and Rhinos. “According to experts, these marches keep political pressure on leaders to protect the world’s largest land animal.”
March against Extinction
24 september 2016
Opening Day Of CITES CoP17
Hyderabad is back to host its fifth Global March for animals!
THIS IS A CRITICAL YEAR FOR THE #WILDONES GIVEN THAT #COP17is in JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA.
Now in its 3rd year, Global March for Elephants and Rhinos to be held on the opening day of CoP17 in Johannesburg (Jozi) on 24 September 2016. We will also be marching for Lions!
Reason for 24 Sept: Opening ceremony of CoP17 will take place in Jozi on this day and we need our global media event to take place prior to decisionmaking processes at CoP17 from 26 Sept to 5 Oct. With assistance of international media coverage, GMFER will influence CITES members when voting on relevant issues.
Vital decisions on elephants, rhinos and lions are to be made at CoP17 by 181 members of CITES.