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Thai Ivory Poachers Kill 50-Year-Old Elephant That Featured in Royal Processions and Oliver Stone Movie
Animals  (tags: Elephant, poachers, killed, Thailand, sanctuary, ivory, tusks, endangered, Oliver stone )

Marie
- 10 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An elephant which appeared in Oliver Stone's epic movie Alexander has been killed by poachers in Thailand..
Take Action! - Remove All Rhino Horn and Ivory From Government Venues - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Hong Kong, museum, remove, ivory, venues, rhino horn, ban )

Marie
- 12 days ago - supporthk.org
The Hong Kong Museum of Art is currently hosting an exhibition of so-called artworks featuring ivory and rhino horn. In light of the Hong Kong government's confiscated ivory stockpile destruction.
Ban the Sale of Ivory in China and Crack Down on It's Illegal Ivory Trade - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: china, ban, ivory, poachers, sad news, ban, satao, tuskers )

Marie
- 29 days ago - change.org
The photo above is of Satao, believed to have been one of the worlds largest living elephants, who was murdered for his tusks in Kenya on May 30, 2014. Satao was about 45 years old. (see link below)
Tell EBay Stop Listing Illegal Ivory Products on Its Website!
Animals  (tags: ivory, ivory trade, wildlife )

Carmen
- 61 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
- 96 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.
Cebu: Stop Encouraging Elephant Deaths By Giving Ivory Amulets for Donations - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Ban, ivory, amulets, gifts, Cebu, phillippines )

Marie
- 100 days ago - change.org
Please stop encouraging elephant deaths by giving ivory amulets/statuary for donations--don't say that your country has made ivory-trading illegal and that fixes everything--the Church needs to stop using ivory objects of any kind.
African Forest Elephants Are Being Massacred Into Extinction
Animals  (tags: Elephant Slaughter, Ivory, Poaching, Terrorism, Al Shabaab )

Col
- 197 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..
Outlaw Elephant Poaching in Kenya - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Poaching, Kenya, stop, killing, ivory, elephants, animals )

Marie
- 213 days ago - change.org
The demand for ivory-based products from Kenya has boomed in China. To meet these trade demands, the government of Kenya has made the mass poaching of elephants legal.
Mozambique: Police Seize Seven Rhino Horns
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, slaughter, Ivory, elephants )

Jill
- 214 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
- 238 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.
Chinese Government: Outlaw Ivory Carving - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Ivory, poachers, elephants, china, killing, carving, petition, animals )

Marie
- 283 days ago - change.org
Tanzania's despairing Tourism minister has demanded an official shoot-to-kill policy against elephant poachers.
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
- 285 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
- 285 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
- 285 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
- 289 days ago - allafrica.com
Islamic extremists Al-Shabaab receive a large amount of money through ivory and rhino horn smuggling, Beeld reported on Wednesday
 

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