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Save Elephants From Slaughter and Extinction in Vietnam - Via Force Change
World  (tags: Vietnam, Wild Animals, Elephants, Suffering, Killing, Extinction, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
Vietnam's Elephants are on the verge of extinction. A combination of weak environmental laws, high poaching rates, and other related conflicts has nearly wiped these animals out. Urge the president of Vietnam to help save his country's elephants.
EU and China Sign Landmark Agreement, Join Together to Fight Illegal Wildlife Trade - CAN WE HOPE?
World  (tags: elephants, ivory, horns, trafficking, illegal trade, wildlife, death )

Julie
- 266 days ago - ifaw.org
The EU and China have signed a landmark agreement to join forces to help combat the illegal trade in wildlife products. The EU/China agreement aims to forge stronger ties against wildlife trafficking between the two regions through the exchange of info
Please Act Against Saudi Hunting Corporation Evicting 48.000 Masai From Their Land
World  (tags: africa, hunting, wildlife, elephants, giraffes, rhino, masai, tanzania, saudi, serengueti, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, Refugees&Relief, violence, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, habitatdestruction, wil )

Xil
- 532 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete is preparing to sign a deal with a big-game hunting corporation that would force 48,000 members of Africa's Maasai tribe into homelessness and destitution .More info in first comment. Please signa, note and share.
Hard Times For Humans Lead To Hard Times For Elephants
World  (tags: poverty, droughts, elephants, suffer, killed, destruction, habitat, ivory trade )

Simone
- 949 days ago - science20.com
During economic downturns, people who live in poor, rural areas may turn increasingly often to the habitat around them for food, shelter, and/or fuel.
TANZANIA COMMITTED TO SELLING IVORY STOCKS
World  (tags: tanzania, ivory stockpiles, selling, kenya, elephants, slaughtered, tragedy )

Simone
- 1435 days ago - goallover.org
On Thursday Tanzania affirmed its determination to sell its 90-tonne ivory stockpile in a rejection of a suggestion from Kenya that the country burn the ivory instead.
THE VOTE TO RE-OPEN ELEPHANT IVORY TRADE
World  (tags: debate, two african nations, elephants, threatened, slaughtered, reopen ivory trade, animal welfare )

Simone
- 1504 days ago - goallover.org
The debate surrounding the decision to once again temporarily lift a 20-year ban on the sale of ivory and re-open the ivory trade has pitted conservationists against two African nations. Tanzania and Zambia are hoping to generate revenue for development
East Africa: Kenya and Tanzania Disagree on Ivory Trade
World  (tags: ivory trade, elephants, protection, kenya, tanzania, disagreeing )

Simone
- 1518 days ago - ethjournal.com
African elephants are classified in CITES Appendix I, in which trade is prohibited. Tanzania and Zambia have been lobbying for the elephant to be down-listed from Appendix I to Appendix II, which covers endangered species but in which limited
ACTION ALERT: Help Stop The Bloody Ivory Trade!!!
World  (tags: ivory trade, worldwide, africa, elephants, disappearing, extinction )

Simone
- 1520 days ago - animals.change.org
The image of elephant carcasses is a haunting one. Lifeless bodies strewn across the African Savannah, their faces literally sawed off for their tusks. Did they suffer when the first bullet pierced their skin? The second? Did they leave behind a baby, now
Say NO to the Ivory Trade
World  (tags: elephants, tragedy, greed, word, disappearing, ivory trade )

Simone
- 1522 days ago - bloodyivory.org
In 1979 there were an estimated 1.3 million African elephants. A decade later, widespread poaching had reduced that figure by half. Just 600,000 African elephants remained. Africa's savannahs and forests were no longer sanctuaries for elephants; they
ELEPHANTS IN CRISIS
World  (tags: worldwide, elephants, extinction, threatened, africa, ivory trade, elephants massacred )

Simone
- 1522 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
Some experts are warning that Africa is losing as much as 8% (36,000) of its elephants each year due to poaching for ivory. Zakouma National Park in Chad, Central Africa, is a prime example. In 2006, Zakouma's elephant population stood at 3,880.
Chinese Demand and Financial Crisis Cause Surge in Kenya Elephant Poaching
World  (tags: world, africa, japan, china, smugglers, poachers, tusks, congo, financial crisis, money, crime, animals, elephants, ivory, wildlife, humans, death )

Tom
- 1877 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A combination of the global economic crisis and soaring Chinese demand for ivory has prompted a "dramatic and alarming" surge in elephant poaching in Kenya. "This is something we have not seen for a very long time, if at all," said Patrick Omondi.
Looking for Clues in the Ivory Jungle
World  (tags: africa, ivory trade, elephant poaching, elephants, CITES, Asia, governments, politics )

Mili
- 2502 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Willem Wijnstekers gave more answers on ivory than anything else - in particular, on the question of whether even a very limited legal ivory trade would stimulate elephant poaching.
Kenya Has Been Hailed for Its Efforts to Combat Ivory Poaching
World  (tags: Africa, Kenya, ivory poaching, elephants, animals, wildlife, cruelty )

Mili
- 2525 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Three wildlife rangers and four suspected poachers have been killed in a gun battle in Kenya.
   

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