Tags high­light ele­phants’ plight

China Daily (Canada) - - BUSINESS -

On­line travel ser­vice plat­for­mMafengwo, World Wide Fund for Na­ture, and Traf­fic— the wildlife trade mon­i­tor­ing net­work— have launched a char­ity event “Refuse to Con­sume Il­le­gal Ivory” in a bid to en­cour­age trav­el­ers to help pro­tect ele­phants. Tens of thou­sands of the beasts are be­ing slaugh­tered an­nu­ally, and to drawat­ten­tion to their plight the newchar­ity has pro­duced lim­ited edi­tion lug­gage tags which alert users to the il­le­gal trade of ivory prod­ucts.

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