#Regram #RG @undp: The port of #Mombasa in #Kenya is the largest seaport in Africa. It’s also a key exit point for the trafficking of African wildlife. ⁠ ⁠
Last November, we joined @UNODC, The @worldbank, & #TheGEF in the launch of a 36-months-long initiative that targets shipping ports to reduce maritime trafficking of wildlife between Africa and Asia. ⁠ ⁠
According to the Elephant Trade Information System, the vast majority of ivory is trafficked by sea routes–as much as 72%. But only 1/3 of trafficked wildlife parts are caught and seized when they leave ports in Africa. Even if traffickers are caught red handed, only 19.3% of all seizures globally have led to convictions. ⁠ Funding for more law enforcement and investigators to hold traffickers accountable is vital to fight wildlife crime.⁠ ⁠
Thanks to a US$2 million grant from #TheGEF, partners have been increasing the number of trained wildlife law enforcement at ports across Africa and Asia. They’ve also used the funding to invest in a stronger communication and intelligence-sharing network between law enforcement and shipping and logistics sector workers from port-to-port across different countries. ⁠ ⁠
One of the most infamous and tragic cases of wildlife trafficking caught at Mombasa port involved two containers declared as tea leaves. Hidden underneath were three tonnes of ivory, four rhino horns, and teeth from leopards and cheetahs. Alongside elephant, rhino, and big cat parts, other wildlife and wildlife products commonly smuggled through Kenya’s seaports include pangolins, timber and shark fins.⁠ ⁠
90% of Kenya’s tourism depends on wildlife tourism. Protecting wildlife is critical to the country’s economy and employment sector.⁠ ⁠ 📸: tobkatrina/Shutterstock.com⁠ ⁠
#Environment #SaveAnimals #EndWildlifeCrime #Wildlife

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#Regram #RG @undp: The port of #Mombasa in #Kenya is the largest seaport in Africa. It’s also a key exit point for the trafficking of African wildlife. ⁠ ⁠
Last November, we joined @UNODC, The @worldbank, & #TheGEF in the launch of a 36-months-long initiative that targets shipping ports to reduce maritime trafficking of wildlife between Africa and Asia. ⁠ ⁠
According to the Elephant Trade Information System, the vast majority of ivory is trafficked by sea routes–as much as 72%. But only 1/3 of trafficked wildlife parts are caught and seized when they leave ports in Africa. Even if traffickers are caught red handed, only 19.3% of all seizures globally have led to convictions. ⁠ Funding for more law enforcement and investigators to hold traffickers accountable is vital to fight wildlife crime.⁠ ⁠
Thanks to a US$2 million grant from #TheGEF, partners have been increasing the number of trained wildlife law enforcement at ports across Africa and Asia. They’ve also used the funding to invest in a stronger communication and intelligence-sharing network between law enforcement and shipping and logistics sector workers from port-to-port across different countries. ⁠ ⁠
One of the most infamous and tragic cases of wildlife trafficking caught at Mombasa port involved two containers declared as tea leaves. Hidden underneath were three tonnes of ivory, four rhino horns, and teeth from leopards and cheetahs. Alongside elephant, rhino, and big cat parts, other wildlife and wildlife products commonly smuggled through Kenya’s seaports include pangolins, timber and shark fins.⁠ ⁠
90% of Kenya’s tourism depends on wildlife tourism. Protecting wildlife is critical to the country’s economy and employment sector.⁠ ⁠ 📸: tobkatrina/Shutterstock.com⁠ ⁠
#Environment #SaveAnimals #EndWildlifeCrime #Wildlife

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#Regram #RG @undp: The port of #Mombasa in #Kenya is the largest seaport in Africa. It’s also a key exit point for the trafficking of African wildlife. ⁠ ⁠
Last November, we joined @UNODC, The @worldbank, & #TheGEF in the launch of a 36-months-long initiative that targets shipping ports to reduce maritime trafficking of wildlife between Africa and Asia. ⁠ ⁠
According to the Elephant Trade Information System, the vast majority of ivory is trafficked by sea routes–as much as 72%. But only 1/3 of trafficked wildlife parts are caught and seized when they leave ports in Africa. Even if traffickers are caught red handed, only 19.3% of all seizures globally have led to convictions. ⁠ Funding for more law enforcement and investigators to hold traffickers accountable is vital to fight wildlife crime.⁠ ⁠
Thanks to a US$2 million grant from #TheGEF, partners have been increasing the number of trained wildlife law enforcement at ports across Africa and Asia. They’ve also used the funding to invest in a stronger communication and intelligence-sharing network between law enforcement and shipping and logistics sector workers from port-to-port across different countries. ⁠ ⁠
One of the most infamous and tragic cases of wildlife trafficking caught at Mombasa port involved two containers declared as tea leaves. Hidden underneath were three tonnes of ivory, four rhino horns, and teeth from leopards and cheetahs. Alongside elephant, rhino, and big cat parts, other wildlife and wildlife products commonly smuggled through Kenya’s seaports include pangolins, timber and shark fins.⁠ ⁠
90% of Kenya’s tourism depends on wildlife tourism. Protecting wildlife is critical to the country’s economy and employment sector.⁠ ⁠ 📸: tobkatrina/Shutterstock.com⁠ ⁠
#Environment #SaveAnimals #EndWildlifeCrime #Wildlife

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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974) is an American actor and film producer. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials in the late 1980s. He next had recurring roles in various television series, such as the soap opera Santa Barbara and the sitcom Growing Pains.

He debuted in his film career by starring as Josh in Critters 3 (1991). He starred in the film adaptation of the memoir This Boy's Life (1993), and received acclaim and his first Academy Award nomination for his supporting role in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993). He gained public recognition with leading roles in The Basketball Diaries (1995) and the romantic drama Romeo + Juliet (1996). He achieved international fame as a star in James Cameron's epic romance Titanic(1997), which became the highest-grossing film of all time to that point.