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Documenting Africa's poaching epidemic: Q A with the director of 'The Last Animals' - Mongabay.com
Documenting Africa's poaching epidemic: Q A with the director of 'The Last Animals' - Mongabay.comMongabay.com
Documenting Africa's poaching epidemic: Q&A with the director of 'The Last Animals'Mongabay.comA deadly combination of consumer demand, transnational criminal syndicates and local poverty and conflict drives the illicit trade in ivory and rhino horn. War photographer turned filmmaker Kate Brooks traveled through four continents to...
22 September 2017 Hits: 32
North Korea said to be revitalising African wildlife trafficking - Financial Times
North Korea said to be revitalising African wildlife trafficking - Financial TimesThe Maritime Executive
North Korea said to be revitalising African wildlife traffickingFinancial TimesLast year, a North Korean trade representative to Zimbabwe was caught trying to smuggle ivory fashioned into bangles on a flight from Ethiopia to China, the report said. The trade official and another North Korean, detained in Ethiopia the previous...
22 September 2017 Hits: 41
Torfaen MP backs campaign to ban the ivory trade to save the lives of elephants - Free Press Series
Torfaen MP backs campaign to ban the ivory trade to save the lives of elephants - Free Press SeriesFree Press Series
Torfaen MP backs campaign to ban the ivory trade to save the lives of elephantsFree Press SeriesTHE MP for Torfaen has supported the urgent calls of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for greater protection for elephants which are being killed for the ivory trade. Elephant populations are at an all-time low with the...
20 September 2017 Hits: 33
Torfaen MP backs calls from IFAW to support ban of ivory trade in the UK - South Wales Argus
Torfaen MP backs calls from IFAW to support ban of ivory trade in the UK - South Wales ArgusSouth Wales Argus
Torfaen MP backs calls from IFAW to support ban of ivory trade in the UKSouth Wales ArgusTHE Torfaen MP has supported the urgent calls of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for greater protection for elephants which are being decimated for the ivory trade. Elephant populations are at an all-time low with the species...
16 September 2017 Hits: 32
Torfaen MP backs calls from IFAW to support ban of ivory trade in ... - South Wales Argus
Torfaen MP backs calls from IFAW to support ban of ivory trade in ... - South Wales ArgusSouth Wales Argus
Torfaen MP backs calls from IFAW to support ban of ivory trade in ...South Wales ArgusTHE Torfaen MP has supported the urgent calls of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for greater protection for elephants which are…and more »...
14 September 2017 Hits: 31
How We're Failing Elephants: The Connection Between the Ivory Trade and Zoos - One Green Planet
How We're Failing Elephants: The Connection Between the Ivory Trade and Zoos - One Green PlanetOne Green Planet
How We're Failing Elephants: The Connection Between the Ivory Trade and ZoosOne Green PlanetThe ivory crisis has been making headlines recently as more and more U.S. municipalities are being held accountable for their participation in the illegal ivory trade. While many people may assume that the ivory trade is a distant...
13 September 2017 Hits: 37
Central Africa's ivory trade shifts underground, according to new report - Mongabay.com
Central Africa's ivory trade shifts underground, according to new report - Mongabay.comMongabay.com
Central Africa's ivory trade shifts underground, according to new reportMongabay.comThe ivory trade in Central Africa appears to be diminishing, according to a new report from TRAFFIC, a U.K.-based watchdog NGO. But that finding might be misleading, say the authors, as surging demand for ivory now comes from beyond these...
12 September 2017 Hits: 34
Don't ease ivory trade ban, urges Leakey | IOL News - Independent Online
Don't ease ivory trade ban, urges Leakey | IOL NewsIndependent OnlineEasing a total ban on ivory trading could lead to the devastation of elephant populations in Asia and Africa by causing an ...and more »...
12 September 2017 Hits: 35
Corruption fuels ivory trade in Central Africa, study says | 13 WTHR ... - WTHR
Corruption fuels ivory trade in Central Africa, study says | 13 WTHR ...WTHRJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A new study says the illegal sale of ivory in open markets in Central Africa has been disappearing or going underground. But it warns ...and more »...
08 September 2017 Hits: 33
Corruption fuelling ivory trade in central Africa: study - Phys.Org
Corruption fuelling ivory trade in central Africa: study - Phys.OrgPhys.Org
Corruption fuelling ivory trade in central Africa: studyPhys.OrgThe study by wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic said weak governance, corruption and shifting trade dynamics are seriously undermining efforts to control ivory trafficking throughout Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Congo-Brazzaville, the ...How Ivory Fell...
07 September 2017 Hits: 39