Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Elephant Poaching in Africa

Jump to last reply

Ninety per cent of the ivory confiscated at Nairobi airport is in Chinese luggage. Some say we are racist, but sniffer dogs are not.
There has been a big increase recently in poaching,with huge quantities of ivory going to lucrative markets in Asia including Japan and particularly China.
How do you think we, the average traveller to the African countries, can help?
We go on Safari and see the wildlife and the beauty of Africa but are we really aware of what is happening?
Surely we should make an effort to join and somehow support the Wildlife experts, and voice our horror at what is going on under our noses.
What do you think?
How can we help?

14 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Memory cards for camera
  2. 2 Self Drive SA, Botswana, Zimbabwe - help, 4x4 hire/border restrictions
  3. 3 Cape Town Safety?
  4. 4 First Time in Israel Tour Suggestions
  5. 5 first time family safari in August 2014
  6. 6 Sabi Sands camps
  7. 7 Questions on 10 day Morocco winter vacation
  8. 8 London to Tel aviv What to expect at BG /Trans to Tel aviv / booking.com
  9. 9 place to sleep near airport for a 6 hour layover .. switching airports
  10. 10 Help with Rwanda trip
  11. 11 Trip Report History Of Mount Kilimanjaro
  12. 12 Have you been to East Africa ?Ethiopia?
  13. 13 Tel Aviv beaches
  14. 14 trip report, morocco
  15. 15 Marrakech to Fes by bus
  16. 16 Safari and Beach Honeymoon in September
  17. 17 Generic malarone now availbale in Canada
  18. 18 Morocco for 2 nights
  19. 19 Maldives, Seychelles or Mauritius??
  20. 20 Hotels in Nairobi
  21. 21 Who Plans and Packs for Your Bucket List Travel (Safari)
  22. 22 Trip Report Rwanda trip report
  23. 23 Trip Report MAGICAL, MEZMERIZING MOROCCO (Revised)
  24. 24 A Couple of Questions Regarding My Itinerary
  25. 25 Petra in August, Petra by Night?
View next 25 » Back to the top