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Ivory seizure exposes Japan's lax domestic ivory trade controls - TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News
Ivory seizure exposes Japan's lax domestic ivory trade controls - TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade NewsTRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News
Ivory seizure exposes Japan's lax domestic ivory trade controlsTRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News“Although analysis of ivory seizure records held in ETIS[4] suggests the likelihood of newly poached ivory entering the Japanese market is low, such regulatory loopholes clearly undermine control of Japan's active domestic...
23 June 2017 Hits: 1
Uganda: Court Boosts Fight Against Ivory Smugglers - AllAfrica.com
Uganda: Court Boosts Fight Against Ivory SmugglersAllAfrica.comThe court victory eats a little deeper into a ring of smugglers of ivory, which, by the Uganda Wildlife Authority's admission, can be too hard to crack. Ivory is recovered after elephants are poached. Uganda, however, is one of the few countries where ......
21 June 2017 Hits: 7
Ten more elephants poisoned by poachers in Zimbabwe ... - The Guardian
Ten more elephants poisoned by poachers in Zimbabwe ... - The GuardianThe Guardian
Ten more elephants poisoned by poachers in Zimbabwe ...The GuardianThe elephants, including a mother and young calf, were killed in the Hwange national park.Poachers Kill 10 Elephants in Zimbabwe With Poison and Hack Off ...Newsweekall 3 news articles »...
20 June 2017 Hits: 5
According to game theory, China's ban on ivory will help save ... - Quartz
According to game theory, China's ban on ivory will help save ... - QuartzQuartz
According to game theory, China's ban on ivory will help save ...QuartzIt's no exaggeration to say that African elephants are in grave danger. The forest elephant, native to Central Africa, is on the edge of extinction. Savanna ...This seed can be made to look like ivory. So could it save the ... - EWNEyewitness Newsall 2 news...
18 June 2017 Hits: 5
Ivory smuggling in Uganda puts China relationship in awkward ... - Quartz
Ivory smuggling in Uganda puts China relationship in awkward ... - QuartzQuartz
Ivory smuggling in Uganda puts China relationship in awkward ...QuartzChinese and Ugandan diplomats found themselves in an awkward position this week. Ordering an investigation, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni ...and more »...
14 June 2017 Hits: 5
'If we stopped poaching tomorrow, elephants would still be in big trouble' - The Guardian
'If we stopped poaching tomorrow, elephants would still be in big trouble' - The GuardianThe Guardian
'If we stopped poaching tomorrow, elephants would still be in big trouble'The GuardianIt is also a departure from the traditional story of elephant conservation, which presents the big threat to the world's largest land animal as ivory poachers and the trinket-buyers in Chinese bazaars. The ivory trade has had a significant impact, for...
14 June 2017 Hits: 5
China and the Closing of the Ivory Trade | The New Yorker - The New Yorker
China and the Closing of the Ivory Trade | The New Yorker - The New YorkerThe New Yorker
China and the Closing of the Ivory Trade | The New YorkerThe New YorkerPeter Canby writes about China's decision to shutter ivory factories and outlets, and how this action will affect the poaching of African elephants.and more »...
12 June 2017 Hits: 5
Trade bodies 'ready to reach out' to new ministers on antiques industry issues - antiquestradegazette.com
Trade bodies 'ready to reach out' to new ministers on antiques industry issues - antiquestradegazette.comantiquestradegazette.com
Trade bodies 'ready to reach out' to new ministers on antiques industry issuesantiquestradegazette.comThe poaching of elephants and the abhorrent illegal international trade in poached ivory must be stopped.” Rebecca Davies, chief executive of LAPADA, said the dealer trade body "works tirelessly to represent the...
12 June 2017 Hits: 13
Cameroon: Court Slams FCFA 253 Million Fine On Ivory Traffickers - Cameroon Concord
Cameroon: Court Slams FCFA 253 Million Fine On Ivory Traffickers - Cameroon ConcordCameroon Concord
Cameroon: Court Slams FCFA 253 Million Fine On Ivory TraffickersCameroon ConcordLast year, more than 100 people were prosecuted for poaching related offences. Despite the numerous convictions of ivory traffickers, elephant poaching remains alarmingly high due to high demand and rising price of ivory in black markets in China...
12 June 2017 Hits: 12
Sensor detects shooting at elephants, helps authorities catch poachers - Science Daily
Sensor detects shooting at elephants, helps authorities catch poachers - Science DailyScience Daily
Sensor detects shooting at elephants, helps authorities catch poachersScience DailyAuthorities and wildlife protection groups already use a range of methods to interrupt the ivory trade, including planes and drones that identify poacher blinds and animal carcasses. But such systems have limitations. Lower-cost quad-rotor UAVs (drones ....
09 June 2017 Hits: 15