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M'sia a transit point for pangolin and ivory smugglers - The Star Online
M'sia a transit point for pangolin and ivory smugglersThe Star OnlinePETALING JAYA: Malaysia appears to be a transit point for the illegal trade of pangolins, just as it is in the trafficking of ivory, said a wildlife group. Traffic South-East Asia senior programme manager Kanitha Krishnasamy said pangolins and its ...and more »...
08 May 2017 Hits: 16
Zambia stuck with $100m ivory …. wants CITES trade ban lifted - Southern Times Africa
Zambia stuck with $100m ivory …. wants CITES trade ban lifted - Southern Times AfricaSouthern Times Africa
Zambia stuck with $100m ivory …. wants CITES trade ban liftedSouthern Times AfricaLusaka -The worldwide ban on the trade of both legal and illegally acquired ivory has left Zambia stuck with more than 52 tonnes of both legal and illegal ivory ...and more »...
08 May 2017 Hits: 9
Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephants - Telegraph.co.uk
Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephants - Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk
Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephantsTelegraph.co.ukAfter being incarcerated in permafrost for thousands of years, global warming has seen woolly mammoths being taken from the ground as demand for ivory fuels a legal trade in the remains of the extinct species. But concerns have been raised that the ......
02 May 2017 Hits: 17
The other ivory trade: Narwhal, walrus and... mammoth - The Independent
The other ivory trade: Narwhal, walrus and... mammoth - The IndependentThe Independent
The other ivory trade: Narwhal, walrus and... mammothThe IndependentConsidered to be a “sea unicorn” in the centuries before the Arctic was properly explored, the “horn” of the narwhal was an object of fascination for Europeans, and particularly monarchs, who paid for the tusks with many times their weight in...
29 April 2017 Hits: 16
Environmentalists Call Japan's Plan to Increase Ivory Trade Threat ... - Yahoo Finance
Environmentalists Call Japan's Plan to Increase Ivory Trade Threat ...Yahoo FinanceThe Environmental Investigation Agency today accused the Government of Japan of planning to increase its ivory trade by launching a campaign to register ...and more »...
28 April 2017 Hits: 13
Hong Kong's Ivory Regulations Flaunted - The Maritime Executive - The Maritime Executive
Hong Kong's Ivory Regulations Flaunted - The Maritime Executive - The Maritime ExecutiveThe Maritime Executive
Hong Kong's Ivory Regulations Flaunted - The Maritime ExecutiveThe Maritime ExecutiveSurveys by the NGO TRAFFIC of Hong Kong's ivory markets indicate that traders are flaunting regulations. In a report Closing Strategy: Ending ivory.and more »...
22 April 2017 Hits: 15
TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - More than a third of traders openly ... - TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News
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TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - More than a third of traders openly ...TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade NewsTRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, works to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature.One third of licensed Hong Kong ivory retailers encourage buyers to ...So...
21 April 2017 Hits: 30
Police nab ivory trade syndicate - National - The Jakarta Post - Jakarta Post
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Police nab ivory trade syndicate - National - The Jakarta PostJakarta PostThe Jambi Police Special Crimes Investigation Directorate have arrested three men who are thought to be members of an illegal ivory trade syndicate in Jambi.and more »...
20 April 2017 Hits: 34
Graphic Novel on Ivory Trade Distributed to Schools in China ... - Animal Welfare Institute (press release)
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Graphic Novel on Ivory Trade Distributed to Schools in China ...Animal Welfare Institute (press release)The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) announced today the publication of A Dangerous Life, their graphic novel on the global ...Good News For Elephants: China's Price...
18 April 2017 Hits: 28
Hong Kong's ivory traders should back the total ban, as they have enough time to adapt - South China Morning Post
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Hong Kong's ivory traders should back the total ban, as they have enough time to adaptSouth China Morning PostThe Legislative Council's environmental affairs panel has just finished discussing the government's proposal to phase out the local ivory trade. The goal is clear – phase out the trade, and give traders five...
18 April 2017 Hits: 29