Help protect African elephants!
African elephant populations are in steep decline, and we must act fast to ensure their survival in the wild. Thankfully, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed new Endangered Species Act regulations to better control the importation of African elephants and their parts into the U.S. and it’s imperative that they hear from YOU that you support this important change.
We don’t have a moment to lose if we want to save African elephants from extinction—just last year, the very rare forest elephant was classified by scientists as critically endangered, having declined by 62% between 2002 and 2011. The savanna elephant was classified as endangered, having declined by 30% between 2006 and 2016. Given the deteriorating conservation status of both African elephant species, we’re glad FWS is taking the right steps towards protecting these majestic creatures in the wild.
Please use the form to send a message to Mary Cogliano, Branch of Permits Manager, and urge the FWS to strengthen and finalize the proposed Endangered Species Act regulations for the African elephant to improve their protections.