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Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.01.2015 | New York
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From Trophy Hunting to Species Extinction

Julia Orr | Posted 08.26.2015 | Green
Julia Orr

Taking selfies, quack medical cures and collecting ornaments are all more important than protecting animals. A mounted head or showing off your wealth is apparently more valuable than a species threatened with extinction.

GPS Trackers In Fake Elephant Tusks Reveals Ivory’s Violent Path

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.17.2015 | World

When African elephants are killed for their tusks, where does the ivory go? According to a new -- and ingenious -- investigative report by National G...

Obama Unveils Ivory Rules To Protect Elephants

Associated Press | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.26.2015 | Politics

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama moved Saturday to tighten U.S. rules on sales of ivory from African elephants, aiming to show prog...

These Dogs Are Being Trained To Sniff Out Elephant Ivory

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.24.2015 | World

  You need a special kind of dog to detect contraband. They need to be happy, strong and social. They need to enjoy playtime, since they probabl...

From Crushing, Creation

Tamar Honig | Posted 07.02.2015 | New York
Tamar Honig

This ivory is used to make piano keys, chopsticks, and all manner of other trinkets. The message of the event was clear: ivory, its sale, and the market for it must be crushed, beginning with this most literal of steps.

Destroying Ivory to Save Elephants: Is it Working?

Bernard Starr | Posted 06.24.2015 | Green
Bernard Starr

Poachers and unscrupulous marketers and buyers of ivory apparently have not been thwarted by the destruction of ivory, as evidenced by the continuing robust market for ivory after the massive crushes.

Crushing the Bloody Ivory Trade

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 06.20.2015 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

For a brief moment yesterday, Times Square stood still. Even the world's most famous cluster of dazzling super signs, towering over Broadway, could not compete with the simple message that on this day, we all stand for elephants.

'Crushing' Photos Of Crackdown On Illegal Ivory

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.19.2015 | Green

One ton of confiscated ivory trinkets were crushed to bits in New York's Times Square on Friday morning as part of the government's attempt to sta...

Global Teamwork Critical for Solving Ivory Crisis

Mark Tercek | Posted 06.19.2015 | Green
Mark Tercek

It's not enough to simply ramp up enforcement against elephant poachers. We must attack the illegal ivory trade from all sides of the issue -- supply and demand, online and on the ground.

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...

Illicit Ivory: A Film Worth Watching

Carl Safina | Posted 06.01.2015 | Green
Carl Safina

It's an upsetting film. The good news? There is a groundswell of effort that is beginning to work to slow the ivory trade. It can be done; we can save the elephants. The more we understand, the faster each of us can help it happen.

China Pledges To Wipe Out Its Ivory Industry

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.29.2015 | Green

For the first time, China is promising to knock out its booming trade in ivory products In a move applauded by wildlife conservationists, Chinese ...

With a New Crush, China Appears to Move Toward Closing Its Domestic Ivory Market

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 05.29.2015 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

Its potential impact of this announcement could be critical to the fate of Africa's declining elephant populations, which have been targeted by ruthless criminal syndicates across sub-Saharan Africa to supply the international demand for ivory.

WCS at 120: Then and Now, Conservation Action Takes a Movement

John F. Calvelli | Posted 05.02.2015 | Green
John F. Calvelli

To pursue legislative action to restrict ivory sales in the United States, the 96 Elephants campaign has followed Hornaday's tested movement strategy: building coalitions with public and private partners, raising public awareness, and working with government leaders.

The Orphaned Elephants in Gorongosa

Michael Sainato | Posted 06.15.2015 | Green
Michael Sainato

The mass killings of elephants during the war disrupted elephant societies, leaving the orphans and traumatized survivors aggressively weary of the presence of humans. The park, with the assistance of Dr. Joyce Poole and her brother, cameraman Bob Poole, are building a mutually beneficial relationship with the elephants of the park.

College Professor Accused Of Smuggling Ivory And Rhino Horn

AP | By JEFF BAENEN | Posted 05.31.2015 | Green

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A St. Cloud State University philosophy professor was arrested Tuesday on charges of conspiring to smuggle rhinoceros horns and e...

Why The War On Elephant Poaching Must Be Scaled Up

Susan Lieberman, Ph.D | Posted 05.27.2015 | Green
Susan Lieberman, Ph.D

Sadly, more bad news is expected. Clearly this is no time for easing up on our efforts to protect Africa's elephants. Indeed, there is a need for redoubled efforts.

Undercover Photos Show The Plight Of Zimbabwe's Captured Baby Elephants

Christina M. Russo | Posted 05.19.2015 | Green
Christina M. Russo

Zimbabwe's plan to send the young elephants overseas has drawn criticism from many wildlife conservationists. They see the government's plan as a cynical and cruel move against an animal that is being slaughtered at alarming rates for its ivory, especially to satisfy demand in China.

Britain's Prince William Calls For End To Ivory Trade

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2015 | Green

BEIJING, March 4 (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William urged an end to the ivory trade on Wednesday, visiting a Chinese elephant sanctuary in the sou...

United Behind World Wildlife Day

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 05.03.2015 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

Today, global citizens marked the second annual World Wildlife Day as the United Nations announced that the organized crime threat to wildlife species is on the rise. The work to combat these crimes is more important than ever as human impacts drive an unprecedented decline in our planet's wild species. We must address this global crisis from all angles.

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...

EIA: China's Blood Ivory Carving Factories

Jamie Joseph | Posted 04.20.2015 | Green
Jamie Joseph

From the '80s poaching crisis to the current poaching crisis, some of the players have changed, new markets have emerged, but there are many lessons from the past that we can learn from. And we must. Because if we do not take the lessons of the past, we are doomed to repeat.

Could the Golden State Go Grey For Elephants?

John F. Calvelli | Posted 04.05.2015 | Green
John F. Calvelli

Californians are proud to have a bear adorn their state flag, but by helping stop the illegal trade in ivory through the enactment of this ban, the Golden State would be supporting a global effort to save another symbol of strength and determination.

Ban Ivory Sales -- All of Them

Viveca Morris | Posted 04.01.2015 | Green
Viveca Morris

If the United States and other nations do not fully ban the sale of ivory, African elephants could be extinct -- poof -- in as few as five years.