International Fund for Animal Welfare

International Fund for Animal Welfare

October 17, 2008 09:00 ET

Media Advisory/IFAW: Report Shows eBay Threatens Endangered Species

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 17, 2008) -

Participants: Barbara Cartwright, IFAW Canada Campaigns Manager
Jeff Flocken, IFAW Washington, DC, Office Director

PRESS CONFERENCE October 21, 2008 10:30 PST

Report shows eBay threatens endangered species

WHAT: A press conference to announce results of a six-week
investigation by the International Fund for Animal Welfare
(IFAW) which tracked more than 7,000 wildlife product
listings on 183 websites in 11 countries, and found eBay
Inc. responsible for 63% of the online trade in endangered
species. Elephant ivory dominated the investigation and
comprised 73% of all products tracked.

WHERE: The Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, CA (Union
Square). Olympic Room.

WHEN: 10:30 am PST, October 21, 2008

DIAL-IN: Reporters interested in joining the conference via phone can
dial-in, at 10:30 a.m. PST on October 21 at 415-774-4286.

WEBCAST: To follow along with the press conference on the web
reporters can register here immediately:
And view the press conference here:

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