Ban International Travel for Hunting.

More than 7,200,000,000 (billion) humans on Earth.

Individual animal species number perhaps in the thousands, several hundred or even fewer. We are destroying most of the natural world in a global chase for money.

We are in the middle of an animal holocaust. So many wild animals are facing extinction in the next few years; tigers, bears, rhinoceros, wolves, leopards, jaguars, cheetahs, gorillas, orangutans, the list is very long.
Destruction of natural habitat, climate change and greed are big problems.

Trophy hunting and poaching are an appaling example of human selfishness. Individuals aided by niche companies that make profit from killing these beautiful creatures are causing devastating losses to the remaining animals. Some of these businesses & clubs are lobbying governments to allow them to break the law by importing exotic animals and their body parts. And we all know the largest and most immediate threat is from poaching.

We must act now. There is little time left to save the Earth's great land animals. They are being wiped-out on a massive scale and at an alarming rate of destruction. Actions taken by organizations and individuals have helped but are no longer enough to stop the massacre. We must act today!

Please sign the petition and share it with your friends. It will be hand delivered to the United Nations.

Letter to
http://www.un.org/sg/spokesperson/ Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, United Nations
Dear Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, United Nations,

We propose a complete ban on international travel for the purpose of hunting, poaching, buying, selling, giving, or transporting wild animals and/or their parts.

Populations of wild animals around the world are plummeting.
Endangered, threatened, or any at risk wild species must have additional protections in the country of origin. Expansion of species would be the only exception to the transport ban.

This ban includes animals having been raised in captivity for the purpose of being executed, also known as "canned hunting". All poaching should be considered a grievous crime with serious criminal consequences. The poachers and those that profit from the poaching must be prosecuted with severe punishment.

Some progress has been made by excellent organizations devoted to protecting Earths wild creatures, but we know this is no longer enough to overcome the dramatic and rapid rate of decline in so many species. It is reversible ONLY IF WE TAKE ACTION NOW!

Travel restrictions would apply to people, equipment, and weapons, or any gear associated with hunting. Include all transport of animals or animal parts, or the purchase/sale/transfer of them. We propose a complete ban of any and all companies that promote or sell travel for the intention of all hunting, trapping, transporting etc. endangered or threatened species or any species at risk, and including any wild animal.

The human world must consider the consequences of inaction and what will the Earth look like without its remarkable and fragile wild animal populations. We cannot waste years of pointless bickering and ineffective leadership, we demand action from all world leaders to protect all wildlife now!

You must act...
You must act quickly...

We are witnessing the complete annihilation of Earths animals. This is completely unacceptable.

Thank you,

Sincerely
Mother Earth