VIDEO: Scenes from today’s Ivory Crush (click on image or click here.) CREDIT: WCS
Youtube of Ivory Crush B-roll: https://youtu.be/YOHd3BdQlzg
Dropbox for B-roll : https://www.dropbox.com/s/97qoe4zqzxum0yy/WCS%20NYSDEC%20Ivory%20Crush%20Central%20Park%2008-03-2017.mp4?dl=0
NEW YORK (August 3, 2017) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released photos and video from today’s ivory crush held in Central Park, where two tons of illegal ivory were destroyed in a rock crusher. The event was organized by WCS and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC), with support from Tiffany & Co., a longstanding leader in sustainability and a member of the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance.
Said John Calvelli, WCS Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Director of WCS’s 96 Elephants campaign: “Today is a great day for elephants and a really bad day for ivory traffickers.”
Click here for more information on the event.
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