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Elephant Ivory

Kenya's Elephants Get Backup From Elite Paratroopers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

Kenyan elephants may soon sleep a bit more soundly knowing they have a new ally in the fight against poachers: elite British paratroopers. In the n...

638 Illegal Elephant Tusks Found At Kenyan Port

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 01.16.2013 | Green

MOMBASA, Kenya -- Custom officials seized 638 pieces of illegal elephant ivory estimated to be worth $1.2 million at Kenya's main port, evidence of wh...

WATCH: International Ivory Crackdown Nets Over 200 Arrests

Posted 07.26.2012 | Green

Thanks to Operation WORTHY, the illegal ivory trade was dealt a serious blow. In a campaign that spanned three months and 14 African countries, INTERP...

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...

Piano Co. Smuggled Illegal Ivory Into U.S.

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ATLANTA — A Georgia piano importer has pleaded guilty to federal charges of illegally smuggling internationally protected elephant ivory into th...