Take Action. . . Make a Promise!

Help Save the African Wildlife

The illegal and commercial trade in wild meat – or bushmeat – poses one of the most significant threats to wildlife populations and dependent human communities around the world. It has already resulted in widespread local extinctions in Asia and West Africa, and may push the African great apes—chimpanzees, gorillas, and bonobos—toward extinction within the next decade.People around the globe—like you—want to take action on the bushmeat crisis. Now you can!

The Bushmeat Crisis Task Force (BCTF) and its supporting members have created a way for everyone to be involved – The Bushmeat Promise. This campaign is designed to raise public awareness about the bushmeat crisis and promote direct actions to make a difference. And, by tracking individual efforts, we can document the global collective voice on the bushmeat issue.

If you decide to sign on to the Bushmeat Promise, you will be provided with a Bushmeat Promise Certificate  for display and a list of actions you can take to protect endangered African Wildlife in the face of the bushmeat trade. We also have some ideas from others that have signed the Promise. For example, you might choose to educate your friends, support a local project, or volunteer time with a national conservation organization. By signing on to The Bushmeat Promise, you commit to just those actions that best match your individual resources, personality, and interests. In addition, you will be asked to provide contact information so we can keep in touch with you about the actions you take to fulfill your Promise.

Sign on to the BUSHMEAT PROMISE now!

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