100 celebrities are wrong on ivory trade. Let’s privatise elephants instead!

100 leading conservationists, politicians and celebrities addressed an open letter (which has been published by The Telegraph) to the government of the United Kingdom, asking for a ban on ivory trade. They want Her Majesty’s Government to become a global leader on the prohibition of wildlife trade and help combat African poaching groups. Since we know how beneficial prohibition is for criminal gangs, the only group rejoicing this leap forward would be the poachers themselves. The alternative lies in the private sector.

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