To end the hunt for ivory forever. With no legal ivory available after the international ban, an illicit market started to thrive. Black market prices have risen by 73 per cent over the past two years." In the 1980's over a period of 9 years the elephant population was cut in half.THIS CAUSE IS DEDICATED TO PROTECT THIS BEAUTIFUL, AMAZING ANIMAL. THIS CAUSE IS MEANT TO SPREAD THE WORD OF WHAT IS HAPPENING, TO MAKE MORE PEOPLE AWARE AND AGAINST. TO MAKE THE PEOPLE SEE THAT THIS IS WRONG, AND TO SEE THAT PEOPLE ARE HURTING THE WORLD FOR THEIR OWN SELFISH REASONS. BY JOINING THIS CAUSE YOU SAY TO THE WORLD "I AM AGAINST IVORY". REFUSING TO BUY IVORY IS THE FIRST STEP.