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China Crushes Six Tons of Ivory
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ivory, China, destroyed )

Cher
- 483 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
- 533 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 )

Gillian
- 537 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
- 649 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
- 667 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
- 925 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
- 958 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
- 1416 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
- 1679 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The tusks from long-dead mammoths are being presented as a more sustainable alternative to elephant ivory
Kenyan Officials Seize 2 Tons of Ivory, Rhinoceros Horns Destined for Malaysia at Nairobi Airport
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, ivory, seized, protection, death, wildlife )

Cher
- 1714 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Wildlife officers seized 2 tons of elephant ivory and five rhino horns at Kenya's main airport that were to be illegally shipped to Malaysia, an official said Tuesday.
Yet Another Huge Haul of Ivory Seized at Bangkok Airport
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, ivory, seized, death, protection )

Cher
- 1838 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
For the second time in as many months, Thai authorities have seized a massive ivory haul worth $2.2 million, confiscating 296 tusks sent from Qatar to Bangkok international airport. The tusks were seized after a tip-off hidden in packing cases
Tanzania, Zambia Ivory Sales Requests Fail at CITES
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, ivory, CITES, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1868 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Requests from Zambia and Tanzania to hold one-off sales of their ivory stockpiles failed during a United Nations species trade meeting that comes during a worldwide poaching crisis.
I Thought Ivory Was Taboo
Offbeat  (tags: ivory, banned, blood money, greed, taboo, elephants slaughtered )

Simone
- 1888 days ago - advocacy.britannica.com
A global ban on international ivory trade was agreed. Commercialization slowed. Prices dropped. Elephant populations stabilized. And it became taboo -- unthinkable -- to purchase ivory. If you did, you were part of the problem. But ivory is money (blood
2 Tons of Ivory Seized at Bangkok Airport
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, ivory, seized, poaching, elephants, death, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1888 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Thai officials have seized two tons of ivory at Bangkok Airport. The packing cases containing the ivory, said to have arrived on an Emirates flight from Nairobi via Dubaii, were labelled as mobile phone parts and appear to have been destined for Laos.
   

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