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SPEAK OUT AGAINST THE U.S. IVORY TRADE!
Animals  (tags: elephants, ivory, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, abuse, abused, animals, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, s )

Sara
- 4 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Urge President Obama and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to stand strong and propose tough protections right now that will rein in the U.S. ivory market -- the second largest in the world -- and save elephants from extinction.
Stopping the Elephant Slaughter - New York Is Set to Take a Major Step
Animals  (tags: World Elephant Day 8/12, ivory, tusks, poachers, killed, sadness, what are we going to do, extinction, Animal Welfare, animal advocates, animals, AnimalCruelty, endangered, protection, suffering, wildlife )

Julie
- 39 days ago - nydailynews.com
NY- It also sets an excellent example for other states and countries: If we are to ensure a future for magnificent and awe-inspiring African elephants, we have to stop humans profiting from their tusks.
Petition: Babies Need Their Moms: Stop the Illegal Asian Elephant Trade - The Animal Rescue Site
Animals  (tags: elephants, baby elephants, poachers, tourism, hunting, Safari hunting parks, ivory, Thailand, Burma, Asia, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelt )

Susanne
- 44 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Asian elephants are suffering greatly at the hands of poachers. The illegal elephant trade is flourishing in Thailand & Burma, where wild elephants are captured and sold for their ivory or for tourism. Baby elephants are the most valuable commodities...
One Elephant Is Killed Every 15 Minutes - Please Sign Petition   video
Animals  (tags: Elephants, ivory, Petition, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi, elephant poaching )

Dandelion
- 45 days ago - youtube.com
From the front lines, this film tells the ongoing story of the elephant poaching crisis in Kenya through the heroic work of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, based in Nairobi. AT THIS RATE NONE WILL BE ROAMING WILD IN 2025.
Tell EBay Stop Listing Illegal Ivory Products on Its Website!
Animals  (tags: ivory, ivory trade, wildlife )

Carmen
- 120 days ago - bit.ly
The ivory black market is flourishing in Australia, after hundreds of ivory products and reptiles have been listed online, on platforms such as eBay and Gumtree. 6 per cent of the global ivory market comes from Australia. Ask eBay to tackle the issue!
Billionaire Warren Buffett's Son to Fund Anti-Poaching Efforts in Tanzania
Animals  (tags: UNESCO, Tanzania, Howard Buffet, Warren Buffet, poachers, ivory, poaching, anti-poaching, elephants, wildanimals, wildlife, endangered, cruelty, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, conservation, extinction, killing )

Roseann
- 156 days ago - treehugger.com
He will provide a helicopter, equipment, and training to protect threatened wildlife and keep poachers out of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
African Forest Elephants Are Being Massacred Into Extinction
Animals  (tags: Elephant Slaughter, Ivory, Poaching, Terrorism, Al Shabaab )

Col
- 256 days ago - salon.com
An undercover investigation by the Elephant Action League (EAL) found that 40% of Al-Shabaab's income--as much as half a million dollars a month--comes from trafficking in illicit ivory...A couple of dozen elephant tusks are all it took to fund the deadly..
Mozambique: Police Seize Seven Rhino Horns
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, slaughter, Ivory, elephants )

Jill
- 274 days ago - allafrica.com
The spokesperson for the Maputo City Police Command, Orlando Muumane, told reporters that the suitcases also contained 44 kilos of ivory, and eight kilos of ivory bracelets. The labels on the suitcases indicated that their destination was Vietnam
Please Sign: End Illegal Ivory Trade in the US Now!
Animals  (tags: Ivory, poaching, elephants, central African elephants, US market, criminal networds, US instability, Laos-based criminal traffickers, John Kerry, Denver ivory crushed, moratorium on US Ivory trade, extnctionwildlife, protection, killing, tusks )

Susan
- 298 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The U.S. has the world's second largest market for ivory sales, and some serve as fronts for illegal sales. Poaching is killing a staggering 96 elephants a day in Africa. and unless something is done to turn the tide, they could be extinct in 10 years.
Kenyan Makes 900-Km U.S Trek to Fight Elephant Poaching
Animals  (tags: wildlife, elephants, ivory, slaughter, suffering, sadness, investigation, extinction, endangered, conservation, animals, pets )

Jill
- 344 days ago - allafrica.com
Jim Nyamu is a man on a mission. With Kenyan flag in hand, he has spent the past month crossing the northeastern United States on foot, stopping along the way to tell people how a growing demand for elephant ivory, especially in Asia
South Africa: SADC Bemoans Rise in Elephant, Rhino Poaching
Animals  (tags: wildlife, elephants, ivory, slaughter, suffering, sadness, investigation, extinction, endangered, conservation, animals )

Jill
- 345 days ago - allafrica.com
SOUTHERN Africa Development Community (SADC) ministers responsible for wildlife have expressed concern at the increasing poaching levels of elephants and rhinos in the region
Zimbabwe Gov Plans to Pardon Villagers Who Surrender Cyanide Used to Kill Elephants
Animals  (tags: wildlife, elephants, ivory, slaughter, suffering, sadness, investigation, extinction, endangered, conservation, animals, pets )

Jill
- 345 days ago - allafrica.com
The villagers are reportedly being exploited by syndicates who pay them as little as US$500 to kill elephants, with the syndicates selling a pair of tusks for as much as US$17,000.
South Africa: Ivory Poaching Financing Terrorism - Report
Animals  (tags: wildlife, elephants, ivory, terrorism, tusks, slaughter, killing )

Jill
- 348 days ago - allafrica.com
Islamic extremists Al-Shabaab receive a large amount of money through ivory and rhino horn smuggling, Beeld reported on Wednesday
Cameroon: Judge's Twin Brothers Accused of Killing 100 Elephants
Animals  (tags: wildlife, elephants, ivory, slaughter, suffering, sadness, investigation, extinction, endangered, conservation, animals )

Jill
- 357 days ago - allafrica.com
On Monday, a court in the southeastern Cameroon town of Yokadouma found Symphorien Sangha guilty of killing elephants and wounding a forest ranger.
Africa: U.S to Destroy Six Tons of Illegal Ivory
Animals  (tags: wildlife, elephants, ivory, suffering, slaughter, killing )

Jill
- 372 days ago - allafrica.com
U.S. wildlife authorities say they will destroy six metric tons of illegal elephant ivory seized by customs agents. Whole tusks, carvings and other ivory material held in storage in the western state of Colorado will be crushed next month.
 

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