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Zac Hosts Gorilla Organisation Reception

On the evening of Monday 18 June, enthusiastic supporters of gorillas came together for a special Westminster reception hosted by Zac Goldsmith MP and the Gorilla Organization.

Ivory Bill

Every year, 20,000 elephants are killed for their tusks—the equivalent of one elephant being killed every 25 minutes. The ivory trade has been the major contributor to a shocking 90 per cent fall in the elephant population over the last century.

Zac Secures Government Support for Green Brexit Law

Plans for a Green Brexit took a huge step forward this week as the Government accepted an amendment drawn up by Richmond Park and North Kingston MP Zac Goldsmith together with Oliver Letwin MP.

Zac Hosts the Whale Company in Parliament

Zac Goldsmith MP hosted Carolyn Newton and Carlos De Sousa, founders of The Whale Company, on June 6 in Parliament, where they met with MPs and described their plans to paddle the length of the River Thames ‘from source to sea’ on a home made raft constructed from plastic water bottles.