Entries in illegal ivory trade (7)

Tuesday
Jul042017

8 Reasons To The Ban Ivory  Trade

Every 25 minutes, another elephant is killed for its tusks. Everyday, another poacher poses with a new corpse. And apparently, every year another debate is held over the ethics behind the ivory trade.

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Monday
Jun132016

Swaziland Lifts The Ban On Ivory Trade

Just as Kenya amazed the world with its stand against the ivory trade by burning 105 tonnes of Elephant tusks and 1.5 tonnes of Rhino horns that had been confiscated by local authorities, Swaziland quietly lifted its own ban on the trading of ivory products.

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Tuesday
Oct152013

Poachers in Zimbabwe use cyanide in new form of illegal killing

A new form of poaching is finding its way into national parks across Zimbabwe.

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Monday
Jul082013

Obama launches initiative to combat illegal wildlife trafficking

According to the White House officials, President Obama will be launching a new major initiative in Tanzania, aimed at combating illegal wildlife trafficking.

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Thursday
Mar212013

Thai buddhist leaders pray for elephants

Thai Buddhist leaders prayed for poached elephants and call for an end to the use and trade of ivory.

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Tuesday
Dec182012

Ivory seizure at the end of the world

The world is ending as of Friday. Money will be nothing, other than another subject of the annihilation. So when you open the newspaper and you read about the 1,500 elephant tusks seizure in Kuala Lumpur, all what you can think about is: why?

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Wednesday
Oct242012

Record Ivory Seizure in Hong Kong

Less than a week after the important alliance between the WWF's summit and 50 African religious leaders against poaching (Into The Wild 18/10/2012), Hong Kong police have impounded what has been described as one of the world's largest ever seizures of illegal ivory: a total of 1,209 ivory tusks or tusk fragments, as reported by the South China Morning Post.

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