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Oregonian Sentenced for Walrus Ivory Sales
Animals  (tags: alaska, oregon, marine wildlife, walrus, ivory, illegal, sntence, protected, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

- 1925 days ago -
An Oregon man has been sentenced in Alaska for illegally selling walrus ivory. U.S. District Court Judge Ralph R. Beistline sentenced James Schneider, 47, of Astoria last week to three years probation and a fine of $10,000. According to federal prosec
Ivory Poaching Decimates Elephant Herds in Chad's Zakouma National Park
Animals  (tags: ivory, poachers, elephants, endangered, Chad )

- 1955 days ago -
The population of elephants in Zakouma National Park has been reduced by almost 2/3 in the last two years due to organized poaching for ivory. Only 1000 savannah elephants are now thought to survive in the park.
Burma Accused of Elephant Smuggling
Animals  (tags: burma, wildlife, wild animals, elephants, illegal trade, ivory, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1957 days ago -
Burma is at the centre of an illegal trade in elephants and ivory, with more than 250 live animals smuggled out of the country in the past decade, a report said on Wednesday. Most of the elephants were destined for use in the tourist trekking industry
Elephant Ivory Smuggled Into U.S., Authorities Say
Animals  (tags: africa, usa, wildlife, wild animals, elephants, ivory, smuggling, arrests, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

- 1966 days ago -
NEW YORK (CNN) -- U.S. authorities arrested six people Wednesday on suspicion of smuggling African elephant ivory worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, law enforcement officials said. The defendants arranged to have ivory from Cameroon, Ivory Coast and
Africa Trade Bust 'Biggest Ever' - Africa
Animals  (tags: africa, ivory, ivory trade, elephants, interpol, kenya, good news, poachers )

- 1981 days ago -
More than one tonne of ivory products has been seized in Africa's largest-ever international crackdown on wildlife crime. The operation, co-ordinated by Interpol and the Kenya Wildlife Service, led to the arrest of 57 illegal traders across five African
Leakey Speaks About Ivory Auctions and Their Disservice to Conservation
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, elephants, ivory, auctions of ivory, endangered, extinction, killing, sadness, suffering, slaughter, protection, AnimalCruelty, abuse )

- 1993 days ago -
Elephant killed in Virunga NP. Credit Wildlife Direct Ivory Auctions a Disservice to Conservation - By Richard Leakey I am deeply concerned about the ongoing one-off ivory auction that started on 28 October in Namibia and ended on Wednesday, 6 Nove
Elephant Tusks Auctioned for First Time in a Decade
Animals  (tags: china, japan, wildlife, wild animals, elephants, ivory, auction, endangered, extinction, humans, protection, sadness, killing )

- 2000 days ago -
The first legal auction of ivory in more than a decade began yesterday, despite warnings from scientists and conservation groups that the sale will lead to an increase in the illegal poaching of elephants. Four southern African nations have been given
Ebay Bans Ivory Sales Amid Conservation Concerns
Animals  (tags: elephants, ivory, ebay, goodnews, protection, GoodNews, conservation, wildanimals, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2008 days ago -
Ebay announced yesterday a global ban on sales of ivory products, a day before a conservation group issued a report showing that the online auction site is helping to fuel illegal trade in wildlife products.
EBay Ivory Ban Is Good News for Elephants
Animals  (tags: Ebay, Animal Welfare, Elephants, Ban, Ivory )

- 2009 days ago -
Global internet auction site eBay has announced that from January 2009, it will ban the sale of ivory from all its 39 sites worldwide.
Under Pressure From Conservationists, EBay Bans All Ivory Sales
Animals  (tags: Ivory, international ivory ban, eBay, sale of ivory, consumerism, poaching, overhunting, superstitious rituals and remedies )

- 2009 days ago -
EBay announced a ban on all ivory sales as a conservation group released a report on Tuesday accusing the Internet auction house of contributing to the trade in endangered wildlife products. Just hours before the release of the report by the International
100 Tonnes of Ivory Up for Sale
Animals  (tags: elephants, ivory, auction, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2015 days ago -
More than 100 tonnes of elephant ivory will go to auction in southern Africa in the next two weeks. The UN-backed Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) approved the auctions, which will be the first sale of ivory in nearly a
South Africa Will Sell Ivory to Japan, China
Animals  (tags: africa, japan, china, wildlife, wild animals, elephants, ivory, poaching, illegal, AnimalCruelty, abused, animalcruelty, killing, sadness, suffering, protection )

- 2021 days ago -
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The South African government said Thursday that it will press ahead with plans to sell just over 51 tons of ivory to China and Japan under a special exemption to the international ban on the trade. The Convention on Internatio
Elephants Decimated in Congo Park; China Demand Blamed
Animals  (tags: animals, elephant, ivory, poaching, killing, endangered, wildlife, environment )

- 2061 days ago -
Since the beginning of this year, armed groups, soldiers, and poachers have killed 10 percent of the elephants in Congo's troubled Virunga National Park--allegedly driven by rising Chinese demand for ivory--park officials say. The announcement raises fears
Animal Rights Activists on War Footing Against Ivory Market in China
Animals  (tags: ivory, China, animal rights )

- 2104 days ago -
South African animal rights activists are on a war footing over the reopening of the ivory trade with China. According to the activists, the government's move will be "disastrous" for the elephants
China: Tons of Elephant Ivory Missing
Animals  (tags: elephants, ivory, China )

- 2111 days ago -
The "shortfall" in ivory described in the document between 1991 and 2002 -- equal to the tusks from about 11,000 dead elephants -- could provide fodder for representatives of a U.N. accord to reject China's attempt next week to gain permission to import

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