WASHINGTON, D.C. -(Ammoland.com)- Safari Club International (SCI) and the Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) today announced the launch of their new anti-poaching campaign, Endanger Poaching.
Endanger Poaching was established to help financially support anti-poaching efforts in areas with the highest need.
“Poaching not only threatens the world’s tuskers, but also other biodiversity, local tourism, and community livelihoods,” said Matthew Lewis, SCIF’s Director of Conservation. “Today, poaching is a major threat to wildlife all around the globe. This illegal activity puts wildlife populations at risk and poses challenges to conservation programs, community structures, and national security.”
Through the Endanger Poaching campaign, SCI and SCIF look forward to putting an end to poaching and assisting with conservation efforts. For their inaugural project, Endanger Poaching will be supporting a ranger training program in the Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania.
Designated as a World Heritage Site for its biodiversity and unique wilderness landscapes, the Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest and oldest protected areas in the world.
Established in 1922, the Reserve is perhaps the most iconic African safari destination, with large herds of elephant, a small but vitally …Read the Rest