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Elephants and Rhinos 'Extinct in 20 Years'
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, endangered, conservation, ivory, rhino horn, poachers )

Scooby
- 52 days ago - m.scotsman.com
Elephants and rhinos could be extinct within two decades, ­campaigners are warning ahead of marches across the world to call for greater protection for the two species.
Two Poachers Shot Dead in Kaziranga National Park -TWO LESS POACHERS, 10k TO GO!
Offbeat  (tags: Tusks, horns, ivory, poachers killed, elephants, rhino's, only way to save wildlife, kill poachers )

Julie
- 106 days ago - indileak.com
It may be mentioned here that in comparison to killing of 21 rhino in the current year by poacher, a total of 15 poachers have also been shot dead by the anti-poaching squad of the Kaziranga National Park in the same period. HAH!
NC Zoo to Burn Nearly $1M Worth of Ivory, Horns to Raise Awareness of Plight of Elephants, Rhinos
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, ivory, tusks, Elephant Day August 12th, zoo, poachers, protection )

Julie
- 108 days ago - myfox8.com
As part of the celebration of International Elephant Day on Aug. 12, the zoo, in a demonstration of solidarity with elephant and rhino conservation programs around the world, will burn more than 200 pounds of elephant tusks and rhino horn valued at $1M
Mountain Bull, Legendary Kenyan Elephant, Found Dead :( -DAMN POACHERS! -Video
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, poaching, ivory, wildlife, animals, animal welfare, animal advocates, killed, humans, sadness )

Julie
- 191 days ago - cbsnews.com
Mountain Bull, the magnificent six-ton elephant, featured prominently in our reporting on the poaching crisis in Africa for CBS Evening News and CBS Sunday morning, has been discovered dead. THIS IS WHY WE KEEP FIGHTING!!!
There Is Hope After All! Large Hong Kong Retailer Decides to Stop Selling Ivory!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ivory )

Cher
- 193 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
There's good news to share coming out of Hong Kong. According to a memo obtained by WildAid, Hong Kong's Yue Hwa Chinese Products Emporium Ltd announced that it is no longer selling ivory products! In fact, the memo also states that Yue Hwa stopped
Hong Kong Begins Burning Its Ivory Stockpile
Offbeat  (tags: Ivory, Illegal Trade, Animals, Hong Kong )

Ray
- 194 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hong Kong has begun burning its entire stockpile of illegal ivory, joining the US, China and France in combating the illicit trade. France destroyed its stockpile of 3 tonnes of ivory earlier this year - 20 years of its customs seizure,
China Crushes Six Tons of Ivory
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ivory, China, destroyed )

Cher
- 324 days ago - theguardian.com
Officials in Guangzhou destroy confiscated ivory tusks and carvings in a bid to raise awareness of elephant poaching
US Destroys Confiscated Ivory Stockpile - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: ivory, destruction, US, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 373 days ago - theguardian.com
The US fish and wildlife service crushes six tonnes of confiscated ivory, dating back to the 1980s
MUSLIMS SLAUGHTER 38,000 ELEPHANTS IN JUST ONE YEAR
Offbeat  (tags: animals, poachers. Muslims, Islam, terrorists, terrorism, poaching, elephants, ivory, slaughter, crime, environment, protection, safety, wildlife )

Ge
- 377 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
o Al Shabaab is thought to earn £400,000 a year selling ivory in Somalia o 60 wardens and 38,000 elephants have been killed in the past year o 25 British soldiers will spend coming weeks teaching rangers to patrol better
WATCH: INTERPOL Operation WENDI Helps Dismantle Ivory Trafficking in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, rhino's, ivory, poachers, police, IFAW, Africa, traffickers, threat )

Julie
- 489 days ago - ifaw.org
IFAW's - As part of an operation to dismantle networks of ivory and rhino horn traffickers in Central and West Africa. Named 'Operation WENDI' ongoing collaboration. Elephants face more threats today than ever before.
Two-Thirds of Africa's Forest Elephants Were Killed in the Last Decade
Offbeat  (tags: Elephant, poaching, ivory, decline, wildlife, protection, animals, sadness, wildlife, suffering, animal cruelty, animal advocates, animal rights )

Julie
- 507 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
The survey consists of work from 60 scientists who, along with conservation staff, spent 91,600 person-days from 2002-2011 tracking elephants in Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon and the Republic of Congo.
Hong Kong Police Uncover £2 Million Ivory Seizure
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, ivory, seized )

Cher
- 765 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Police in Hong Kong have made what has been described as one of the world's largest ever seizures of illegal ivory, uncovering two shipments from East Africa worth over £2 million.
Religious Market a Driving Force for Ivory, Killing Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, killing, ivory )

Cher
- 798 days ago - greenerideal.com
The rate of elephant killings across Africa is at its highest in a decade. That's according to the October issue of National Geographic magazine.
No Longer the Dog With the Sad Eyes
Offbeat  (tags: neglected dog, thrown away, animal rescue, rescued, ivory, family adopted, happy, safe, home )

Simone
- 1256 days ago - examiner.com
Back in early January, Ivory, was just another throw away dog. A dog that found herself discarded and alone at an over-crowded Los Angeles animal care facility. She had everything against her - she was filthy, thin, depressed, and neglected.
Does Mammoth Ivory Make Ethical Jewellery?
Offbeat  (tags: elephant, mammoth, ivory, tusks, illegal, poachers, fashion, jewellery, endengerd species )

Agnes
- 1519 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The tusks from long-dead mammoths are being presented as a more sustainable alternative to elephant ivory
 

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