Peter Knights

Wild Aid

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Executive director for Wild Aid, an NGO devoted to stopping the illegal trade of wild life. They partnered with Yao Ming on the documentary The End of the Wild.

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Every year, 33,000 African elephants die at the hands of poachers, feeding a Chinese market for ivory that’s worth billions of dollars.

Wild Elephants Face Extinction by 2020 If Poaching Continues

Every year, 33,000 African elephants die at the hands of poachers, feeding a Chinese market for ivory that’s worth billions of dollars.

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