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Leading ivory trade investigator slain in Tanzania - Mongabay.com
Leading ivory trade investigator slain in Tanzania - Mongabay.comMongabay.com
Leading ivory trade investigator slain in TanzaniaMongabay.comDAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – One of Africa's top ivory trade investigators has been shot dead by gunmen in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Wayne Lotter was the co-founder and President of PAMS Foundation, which set up and supported the elite unit behind ...Conservationists...
18 August 2017 Hits: 2
Hale schoolgirl scoops top national animal welfare art prize - Messenger Newspapers
Hale schoolgirl scoops top national animal welfare art prize - Messenger NewspapersMessenger Newspapers
Hale schoolgirl scoops top national animal welfare art prizeMessenger NewspapersNeil Parish MP, chairman of the influential Environment Select Committee, also attended to meet the winners and add his voice to calls for an end to the ivory trade. Withington Girls' School Juniors' pupil Siena said, “I want to thank the IFAW...
18 August 2017 Hits: 2
Ivory Is Big Business for One of Japan's Largest Online Markets, but Is It Regulated? - Pacific Standard
Ivory Is Big Business for One of Japan's Largest Online Markets, but Is It Regulated? - Pacific StandardPacific Standard
Ivory Is Big Business for One of Japan's Largest Online Markets, but Is It Regulated?Pacific StandardThousands of jewelry, seals, scrolls, and other items made of elephant ivory continue to be sold online in Japan each week, concludes a new report by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. In just four weeks in May and June...
12 August 2017 Hits: 3
Activists demand action on ivory trade as thousands of items for sale online - The Sunday Post
Activists demand action on ivory trade as thousands of items for sale online - The Sunday PostThe Sunday Post
Activists demand action on ivory trade as thousands of items for sale onlineThe Sunday PostTHOUSANDS of items of ivory are being sold online globally, campaigners warned as they called for action to tackle the trade which is fuelling an elephant poaching crisis. Research by wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic reveals that in...
11 August 2017 Hits: 4
UK named as world's largest legal ivory exporter | Environment | The ... - The Guardian
UK named as world's largest legal ivory exporter | Environment | The ... - The GuardianThe Guardian
UK named as world's largest legal ivory exporter | Environment | The ...The GuardianLast month two tonnes of ivory were crushed in Central Park in New York. The US now has more stringent restrictions on its ivory trade than the UK. Photograph: ...The UK is world's largest legal ivory exporter, experts warn | The ...The IndependentU...
09 August 2017 Hits: 5
Online retailers in Japan not doing enough to stop illegal ivory trade ... - The Japan Times
Online retailers in Japan not doing enough to stop illegal ivory trade ... - The Japan TimesThe Japan Times
Online retailers in Japan not doing enough to stop illegal ivory trade ...The Japan TimesA conservation group concluded that operators of e-commerce websites are not doing enough to crack down on illegal sales of items made from elephant tusks.and more »...
09 August 2017 Hits: 4
New research provides baseline for evaluating effectiveness of US ... - Mongabay.com
New research provides baseline for evaluating effectiveness of US ... - Mongabay.comMongabay.com
New research provides baseline for evaluating effectiveness of US ...Mongabay.comThe U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a “near-total ban” on the commercial trade of elephant ivory last year. Now, new research led by wildlife trade ...New York state crushes ivory stockpiles in Central Park as an act of ......
08 August 2017 Hits: 3
Weaning Itself From Elephant Ivory, China Turns to Mammoths - The ... - New York Times
Weaning Itself From Elephant Ivory, China Turns to Mammoths - The ... - New York TimesNew York Times
Weaning Itself From Elephant Ivory, China Turns to Mammoths - The ...New York TimesChen Shu, the president of the China Association of Mammoth Ivory Art Research, has a large collection of mammoth ivory carved objects and tusks at his ...and more »...
06 August 2017 Hits: 7
Door on ivory trade closing fast - The Herald
Door on ivory trade closing fastThe HeraldThe World Elephant Society (WES), a nascent not-for-profit US conservation group, last Thursday (August 3) crushed $8 million ivory's worth to dust, following in Kenya's self-absorbed footsteps from a year ago. It is a stunt that is as sickening as it ......
06 August 2017 Hits: 5
New York state crushes ivory stockpiles in Central Park as an act of theater to rally the world against the ivory trade - HSUS News (blog)
New York state crushes ivory stockpiles in Central Park as an act of theater to rally the world against the ivory trade - HSUS News (blog)HSUS News (blog)
New York state crushes ivory stockpiles in Central Park as an act of theater to rally the world against the ivory tradeHSUS News (blog)But we know that unscrupulous smugglers, traffickers, and dealers will continue to launder illicit ivory products to the market and sell them to unsuspecting customers. As some states take action to...
03 August 2017 Hits: 5