Create global standards for marketing the devaluation of ivory and fund science-based, bio diverse human and elephant habitats.
Elephants are dying in alarming numbers, and with them our hope for a bio-diverse world dies too. Game reserves, which need additional staff to protect elephants, have started hiring poachers to protect elephants and tourism. Yet the families of poachers need to eat and poaching syndicates and organized crime compensate them well—provided the poachers meet their quota. But tusks-for-arms, and tusks-for-drugs deals have profound international ramifications. The fact remains; if tusks are devalued, less arms and drugs change hands.