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Executive Order – Combating Wildlife Trafficking

Categories: Africa,Animals/Wildlife,Crime/Justice,Environment,Presidency

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/07/01/executive-order-combating-wildlife-trafficking

Aims to enlist U.S. efforts in stopping the coordinated slaughter of wild animals such as elephants and rhinos by organized criminal syndicates.  Establishes a Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking to develop a National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking.  From the White House