At the 18th Conference of the Parties to CITES, DSWF are supporting the uplisting of all African Elephants elephants to a continental Appendix 1. This means that international trade for commercial purposes will be prohibited.
The proposal, submitted by the African Elephant Coalition, proposes to uplist the elephant populations of South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. You can find the full proposal here
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