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Fighting Illegal Wildlife Trade

1,220 of 1,500 signatures

Rhinos, lions, tigers and dozens of other species are all being pushed to the brink of extinction by a rise in poaching and demand for illegal wildlife products. This has got to stop. Unless we take action now, the only place our grandchildren will be able to see these animals is in their history books.

That's why I am calling, along with the Sunday Mirror, for an EU Action Plan to stamp out the illegal wildlife trade. As the biggest economy in the world, the EU has the clout to lead the global fight against wildlife crime. This will mean increasing anti-poaching efforts and sanctions against traffickers, and putting pressure on countries to reduce demand for wildlife products.

If you agree that the new European Commission should put the fight against wildlife crime at the top of the political agenda, please sign this petition and join my campaign. 

Will you sign?