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Pennsylvania: Ivory Ban Legislation Introduced- Your Action Needed! - NRA ILA
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Pennsylvania: Ivory Ban Legislation Introduced- Your Action Needed!NRA ILAThe primary advocates of this legislation would have you believe that this is a sound approach for stopping ivory poaching and trafficking; however, this is a misguided proposal that targets firearms collectors, sportsmen and other antique ivory owners ......
23 February 2017 Hits: 5
Brave baby elephant risks her life to protect and stroke her dying mother after she was shot by cruel ivory poachers - Mirror.co.uk
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Brave baby elephant risks her life to protect and stroke her dying mother after she was shot by cruel ivory poachersMirror.co.ukFor days, Zongoloni stood guard over her dying mother, chasing off anything that came too close. Stroking her trunk along her injured mum's body – the victim of an ivory poacher 's bullet – the...
22 February 2017 Hits: 7
Poachers kill two rhinos at South Africa's Thula Thula orphanage ... - BBC News
Poachers kill two rhinos at South Africa's Thula Thula orphanage ...BBC NewsThe gang broke into the South African reserve on Monday, taking staff hostage.and more »...
22 February 2017 Hits: 6
EU set to ban raw ivory exports from July - The Guardian
EU set to ban raw ivory exports from JulyThe GuardianTraffickers can infiltrate this legal market by, for example, using falsified or forged internal EU trade certificates to pass their poached ivory off as lawful produce. These papers may serve as the basis for re-export certificate applications from ......
22 February 2017 Hits: 6
Poaching drives 80 percent decline in elephants in key preserve - Science Daily
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Poaching drives 80 percent decline in elephants in key preserveScience DailyThe proximity of this road makes it relatively easy for Cameroonese poachers to access the park and transport their illegal haul back to their nation's largest city, Douala, a major hub of the international ivory trade. Since 2011, the Gabonese ...Africa's...
21 February 2017 Hits: 6
Ivory poaching: probe begins - The Hindu
Ivory poaching: probe beginsThe HinduFollowing the arrest of three men from Cherambadi by the Karnataka police on Saturday, after some ivory tusks were found in their vehicle, the Gudalur Division of the Forest Department began inquiries into the suspected poaching operation on Sunday....
21 February 2017 Hits: 6
China's ivory ban will not stop poaching - New Era
China's ivory ban will not stop poachingNew EraWindhoek-The Ministry of Environment and Tourism says even though China will restrict the ivory market, illegal hunting and trade in ivory might still continue and government will not let its guard down despite the new restrictions. This follows China ......
20 February 2017 Hits: 3
Tanzanian couple jailed over haul of poached ivory - Yahoo News
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Tanzanian couple jailed over haul of poached ivoryYahoo NewsDAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - A Tanzanian court has sentenced a married couple to 20 years in jail each for illegal possession of 210 pieces of ivory from nearly 100 poached elephants, the government said on Tuesday. Peter and Leonida Loi Kabi, who ...and more »...
14 February 2017 Hits: 5
"Complicit" Britain should ban sale of antique ivory to help put an end to poaching, say campaigners - Mirror.co.uk
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"Complicit" Britain should ban sale of antique ivory to help put an end to poaching, say campaignersMirror.co.uk“Such a commitment will send a strong message that the UK refuses to play any part in the illegal ivory trade.” Widespread poaching of African elephants is driven by global demand for ivory, and the UK's legal...
06 February 2017 Hits: 6
Family of Briton killed by elephant poachers launch £1m ivory appeal - The Guardian
Family of Briton killed by elephant poachers launch £1m ivory appealThe GuardianRoger Gower, 37, was tracking criminals who had killed three elephants near the Serengeti national park when a poacher opened fire with an AK-47 rifle on 29 January last year. Despite his fatal injuries the former accountant, from Birmingham, managed ......
30 January 2017 Hits: 4