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Illegal Ivory

One Of America's Largest Ivory Markets May Finally Ban Sales

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.08.2016 | Politics

• The legislation would prohibit the sale, purchase and trade of animal parts from elephants, rhinos, tigers and whales. • This is Hawaii’s thir...

In Huge Win For Elephants, Hong Kong Finally Vows To 'Phase Out' Ivory Sales

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.13.2016 | World

With 30,000 African elephants killed every year for their ivory, putting the species at a real and imminent risk of extinction, activists have called ...

Tanzania Arrests The Notorious 'Queen Of Ivory'

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 12.08.2015 | World

Tanzania took an important step this week to combat the ivory trade and save the African elephant. The country's National and Transnational Serious Cr...

Cameron Love

Tanzania's Elephant Population Is Declining, And Ivory Poaching Is A Major Part Of The Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Cameron Love | Posted 06.10.2015 | Green

New figures released last Monday by the Tanzanian government about the country's declining elephant population show evidence of an ongoing crisis in A...

Matt Sheehan

China Suspends Ivory Imports, But African Elephants Still In Danger Of Extinction

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 02.27.2015 | World

BEIJING -- China on Thursday suspended the import of ivory carvings for one year, marking a small step toward limiting the ivory demand that drives th...

A Quarter Of Ivory Sold In Beijing And Shanghai Stores Is Illegal

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2015 | Green

NAIROBI, Dec 9 (Reuters) - About a quarter of elephant ivory sold in retail outlets in China's capital Beijing and its most populous city Shanghai i...

U.S. Government Announces Plan To Combat Wildlife Trafficking

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | Green

By Environment Correspondent Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (Reuters) - The United States will destroy its six-ton stockpile of ...

A Dreadful Year For Elephants: 'The Criminals Are Winning'

MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 02.28.2012 | Green

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Large seizures of elephant tusks make this year the worst on record since ivory sales were banned in 1989, with recent estimates...