Stop Ivory

Stop Ivory
Photographs and text by Martin Middlebrook

MartinMiddlebrook03a“Stop Ivory” is a photographic project aimed at creating political change and saving the African elephant from extinction.

MartinMiddlebrook03b MartinMiddlebrook03c MartinMiddlebrook03dTo give some context to the urgency of this situation, consider these facts:
— 10 years ago there were 1.2 million African Elephants—now there are just 450,000 remaining.
— Nearly 100 are killed every day for their ivory.
— 60% of African elephants have been slaughtered in the last 10 years.
— At this rate, most African elephant populations will be gone in a decade.
In short, the future of elephants is in our hands.

MartinMiddlebrook03e— – —

more at: lensculture

Stop Ivory is running an Indiegogo campaign to crowdfund the completion of this worthy project. You can help out—every small part counts!


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