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Stop the Killing of Critically Endangered Cross River Gorillas

A GLOBAL OUTCRY Stop The Killing of Critically Endangered Cross River Gorillas 74,349 196 TOP 25 Total number of signatures* Total number of countries Critically Endangered Species 1 March 2013 - Senselessly violent murder of a male Cross River Gorilla, ordered by the Chief of Gendarmerie Brigade in Pinyin. 74,349* Global Citizens urge the Cameroon Government to: 1. Accelerate the creation of Great Ape Reserves in Lebialem 2. Sensitise and train Police and other Armed Forces concerning critically endangered species 3. Define strict procedures for local authorities to follow in responding to wildlife issues 4. Implement fines and penalties for the murder of Cross River Gorillas Signatures Per Country This graph shows the top ten countries for signatures acquired. Each human graphic represents 500 signatures. The total list of countries signed was too long to include all, but each signature is important and was included. United States 13,831 Canada 6,117 Italy 4,710 United Kingdom 4,611 Germany 4,527 Rest of World France 4,063 26,790 Including: Mexico, Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, Portugal, Sweden, Argentina, Switzerl Romania, India, Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic, Croatia, Finland, Colombia, Israel, Malaysia, Slovenia, Chile, Japan, Turkey, Former Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Slovak Republic, Singapore, Bulgaria, Philippines, Belarus, Malta, Venezuela, Peru, Thailand, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Uruguay, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, United Arab Emirates, Latvia, Sri Lanka, Estonia, Lithuania, Egypt, China, Kenya, Kazakhstan, Austria, Lebanon, Guatemala, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Bolivia, Maurit ius, Iceland, Macedonia, South Korea, Panama, Georgia, Nigeria, Paraguay, Bosnia-Herzegovina, El Salvador, Bahamas, Honduras, Vietnam, Albania, Bermuda, Iran, Montenegro, Namibia, Reunion (French), Zimbabwe, Barbados, Jamaica, Moldavia, Morocco, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Netherlands Antilles, Tunisia, Dominican Republic, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Gibraltar, Qatar, Tanzania, Monaco, Serbie, Algeria, Azerbaidjan, Jordan, New Caledonia (French), Virgin Islands (USA), Nicaragua, Zambia, Armenia, Aruba, Botswana, Cayman Islands, Guadeloupe (French), Macau, Andorra, Cameroon, Ghana, Kuwait, Bahrain, Cambodia, Laos, Oman, Polynesia (French), Swaziland, Uganda, Virgin Islands (British), Brunei Darussalam, Malawi, Uzbekistan, Guyana, etc.. Poland, Ireland, New Zealand, Greece, Ukraine, Spain 2,993 Russian Federation 2,472 South Africa 2,255 Brazil 1,980 Global Campaign Reach Map showing the global reach of the campaign with top ten countries for numbers of signature. United States France Russian Federation 13,831 4,063 2,472 Canada UK Germany 4,527 6,117 4,611 Spain 2,993 Italy 4,710 Brazil South Africa 2,255 1,980 Cross River Gorillas rank among the Top 25 Critically Endangered Species, with an estimated world population of just 250 individuals, making them a priceless part of Cameroon's natural heritage. Percentage of Signatures by Continent Australia, Cameroon 125-185 Cross River Gorillas Africa 5% Europe Asia 50% South America Nigeria 75-100 Cross River Gorillas North America. 27% Unexpected Countries 74,349 Signatures* Antarctica 2 Signatures, Kiribati 2 signatures, Lebanon 61 signatures, North Korea 3 signatures That's one person speaking out for CROSS RIVER GORILLAS every 7 minutes for one year! African Conservation Foundation: ERUDEF: Infographic design: ZED Creative *Total number of signatures as of 3rd July 2013

Stop the Killing of Critically Endangered Cross River Gorillas

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The illegal killing of a Cross River gorilla in Cameroon led to a global outcry through Avaaz and Care2. The petition infographic shows the top 10 countries for signatures acquired. Each human graphic...


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