The internet is full of positive benefits, connecting us to like-minded individuals who share our interests and giving us instant access to the global community. It’s the strongest economic innovation in history, but unfortunately, it also provides a largely unregulated marketplace for buyers and sellers of illicit goods.
eBay stands with our partners in the Global Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online in raising awareness and support against the illegal trade of ivory or elephant-related products.
Today’s the 7th World Elephant Day, an annual event dedicated to the conservation of elephants worldwide. Still, there is a global appetite for elephant products. According to World Wildlife Fund, poachers kill 20,000 elephants on average every year for their ivory tusks, but we believe that eliminating the market for elephant products can help protect these magnificent species from going extinct.