Spring 2017

Joining the fight against illegal animal trade

JF Everard has joined a global taskforce backed by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to stem the illegal trade in endangered animals.

The ‘transport taskforce’ will bring together leaders in international transport in a bid to unite conservation efforts worldwide against poaching and illegal wildlife trading and investigate ways to break the chain between suppliers and consumers.

The taskforce comes under the umbrella concerns of the charity, United for Wildlife created by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

‘The trade targets some of the most endangered species on the planet and puts animals through untold suffering,’

Says Fiona Everard from JF Everard.

‘We want to see if there is anything we can do to assist conservation groups, share best practice with other operators and help to stem the trade in illegally caught and poached animals worldwide.’

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