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TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - More than a third of traders openly ... - TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News
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TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - More than a third of traders openly ...TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade NewsTRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, works to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature.One third of licensed Hong Kong ivory retailers encourage buyers to ...So...
21 April 2017 Hits: 4
Police nab ivory trade syndicate - National - The Jakarta Post - Jakarta Post
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Police nab ivory trade syndicate - National - The Jakarta PostJakarta PostThe Jambi Police Special Crimes Investigation Directorate have arrested three men who are thought to be members of an illegal ivory trade syndicate in Jambi.and more »...
20 April 2017 Hits: 6
Graphic Novel on Ivory Trade Distributed to Schools in China ... - Animal Welfare Institute (press release)
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Graphic Novel on Ivory Trade Distributed to Schools in China ...Animal Welfare Institute (press release)The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) announced today the publication of A Dangerous Life, their graphic novel on the global ...Good News For Elephants: China's Price...
18 April 2017 Hits: 4
Hong Kong's ivory traders should back the total ban, as they have enough time to adapt - South China Morning Post
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Hong Kong's ivory traders should back the total ban, as they have enough time to adaptSouth China Morning PostThe Legislative Council's environmental affairs panel has just finished discussing the government's proposal to phase out the local ivory trade. The goal is clear – phase out the trade, and give traders five...
18 April 2017 Hits: 7
Good News For Elephants: China's Price Of Ivory Has Plummeted - Collective Evolution
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Good News For Elephants: China's Price Of Ivory Has PlummetedCollective EvolutionChina's ivory trade has wreaked havoc on the elephant population. Approximately 35,000 elephants are killed annually, largely in part due to the illegal international ivory trade demanded in China primarily. The need to reduce demand for ivory is...
17 April 2017 Hits: 8
Global warming could explain why the woolly mammoth ivory trade ... - iNews
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Global warming could explain why the woolly mammoth ivory trade ...iNewsWoolly mammoths may have been extinct for thousands of years, but their tusks have recently become part of a booming ivory trade between Russia and China -and more »...
14 April 2017 Hits: 7
Cultural history or cruel complicity? Why ivory antiques are so controversial - CNN
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Cultural history or cruel complicity? Why ivory antiques are so controversialCNNThe International Union for Conservation of Nature estimates that only 415,000 African elephants remain. The decimation of the species has prompted some countries to revise their laws on the trade of ivory -- not just the market for raw ivory, but for ......
12 April 2017 Hits: 8
Environment China Just Took a Major Step Toward Ending Ivory Trade - TheInertia.com
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Environment China Just Took a Major Step Toward Ending Ivory TradeTheInertia.comElephant ivory trafficking has reached a crisis point. 2016's Great Elephant Census reported that 144,000 elephants were lost to poaching over the last decade. And while the international trade in ivory has been illegal since 1990, the U.S. and...
11 April 2017 Hits: 8
Don't wait five years to ban ivory trade, Hong Kong - South China Morning Post
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Don't wait five years to ban ivory trade, Hong KongSouth China Morning PostIn 1989, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora banned the international trade of ivory. Yet, ivory sourced before the 1989 ban can, subject to licensing and registration, still be legally bought and...
11 April 2017 Hits: 8
Conservationists cast doubt on China's ivory trade ban amid corruption fears - NZCity
Conservationists cast doubt on China's ivory trade ban amid corruption fearsNZCityConservationists cast doubt on China's ivory trade ban amid corruption fears. The Chinese Government delivers on a promise to ban the ivory trade, but conservationists say problem will remain until Government roots out corruption in its own ranks....
06 April 2017 Hits: 16