8bi. I also believe any problem on earth must have a way to solve and this problem is the same, we must find the way to protect the amount of elephants population on earth. Stiles states, “This prohibitionist approach is advocated by groups such as the International Fund for Animal Welfare and the Humane Society of the United States. They consistently oppose all commercial use of wildlife, regardless of whether such uses are sustainable, and even positive, for habitat and species conservation.” We must have a common speak from many part of society such as: animal protector, journalist, director of this movies, Tanzania Minister of natural resource, ivory dealer and hunters. If the government of any country find out ivory transporter or dealers, they must be arrested and hold in the prison for a long time. The argument for changes/laws/regulations can be made under the Kantian Ethics by law maker of each country and the government. Depending
Battle for Elephant 8 on the Kant’s Good Will, the happiness has no value if it comes as a result of wrongdoing. In fact, killing elephants for their ivory is not the right thing to do, it comes from the wrongdoing and it will not bring happiness to people and animal. The government or animal activist should know about what is their “good will” in Kantian Ethics , they must know about their duty and commit to complete that duty by banning the act of ivory dealers and hunters. The government must release some law and regulation concern about the natural resource preservation . 8c.
Battle for Elephant 9 Cited Source Bale, R. (2015, October 17). Why Killing a Bull Elephant With Big Tusks Hurts the Herd. Retrieved from - elephant-tusker-trophy-hunting-poaching-conservation-africa-ivory-trade/ Canby, P. (2017, June 12). China and the closing of the ivory trade. Retrieved from Heminway, J. (Director). (September 25, 2013). Battle for Elephants [ National Geographic series episode]. National Geographic Television. Retrieved from Spark, L. (2014, November 6). China officials bought illegal ivory in Tanzania, activists claim. Retrieved from - allegations/index.html Stiles, D. (2015, June 5). Only Legal Ivory Can Stop Poaching. Retrieved from
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