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African Elephant Tusks

Lydia O'Connor

California Considers Strict Ivory Ban To Protect Elephants | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.09.2015 | Green

A bill introduced in the California legislature would enforce a strict ban on ivory sales in the state amid conservationists’ urge to protect vanish...

Yao Ming Vows To Put An End To Elephant Tusk Trade

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.06.2014 | Green

Since retiring from the Houston Rockets in 2011, basketball player Yao Ming has set his sights on some impressive new goals -– this time without a n...

Stop Elephant Poaching!

Emily Kelting | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green
Emily Kelting

If we don't educate and provide other sources of income for the Maasai and other African tribes, African elephants will not survive another 10 years in the wild. Rhinos, too, are being poached for their horns.

Wildlife Group Pressures Thailand To Ban Ivory Trade

AP | By TODD PITMAN | Posted 03.17.2013 | Green

BANGKOK (AP) — An international conservation group on Tuesday urged Thailand to ban all ivory trading, warning that rising demand for tusks is fueli...

Poaching Intensifies In Congo: 'Over 5000 Elephants Killed'

AP | Posted 05.23.2012 | World

BOMASSA, Republic of Congo -- A wildlife official says that about 5,000 elephants have been killed by poachers over the past five years around the Nou...

Malaysia Seizes Hundreds Of Elephant Tusks, Steps Up Ivory Inspections

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Green

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysian authorities have seized hundreds of African elephant tusks worth 4 million ringgit ($1.3 million) that were being ...