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Corrupt officials to blame for ​illegal ivory trade, says Cites
Corrupt officials to blame for ​illegal ivory trade, says Cites
Corrupt officials, working with Chinese...
Legal ivory trade led to sharp rise in poaching
Legal ivory trade led to sharp rise in poaching
The 2008 sale of ivory stockpiles by four African countries led to at least a 66% increase in illegally traded ivory. Smuggling of ivory out of the...
Outrage at Japan's ivory sales
Outrage at Japan's ivory sales
Yahoo Japan has defended its online trade in ivory amid mounting pressure on the company to stop selling the products on its auction site.
Chinese officials went on illegal ivory 'buying sprees'
Chinese officials went on illegal ivory 'buying sprees'
Chinese diplomatic and military staff went on buying sprees for illegal ivory while on official visits to East Africa, sending prices soaring, an...
E-firm profits from slaughter of rare species
E-firm profits from slaughter of rare species
Japan's Rakuten is the world’s biggest online retailer of elephant ivory and whale meat, according to conservationists.
China aids Kenya in ivory poacher crackdown
China aids Kenya in ivory poacher crackdown
A Chinese suspected ivory smuggler has been arrested in Kenya and extradited – the first time that China has helped arrested a wildlife crime...
Woman caught with ivory at OR Tambo
Woman caught with ivory at OR Tambo
A 58-year-old woman was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng on Friday for possession of 40kg of ivory.
Hundreds of tusks intercepted en route to Cambodia
Hundreds of tusks intercepted en route to Cambodia
Malaysian authorities say they have seized hundreds of African elephant tusks worth about $1.3-million that were being shipped to Cambodia.
Two plead guilty to illegally possessing 700kg of ivory
Two plead guilty to illegally possessing 700kg of ivory
Two men pleaded guilty in a Kenyan court on Monday to illegally possessing 700kg of elephant tusks in what was believed to be the largest seizure...
Africa in crackdown on wildlife crime
Africa in crackdown on wildlife crime
A tonne of ivory items and 57 suspects were netted in a four-month operation billed as Africa's largest-ever crackdown on wildlife crime, the Kenya...
Vietnam embassy in rhino row
Vietnam embassy in rhino row
A Vietnamese embassy staff member has allegedly been caught red-handed on film in an illegal rhinoceros horn transaction in front of the embassy...
Over $6m raised in SA ivory auction
Over $6m raised in SA ivory auction
Approximately 47 tonnes of stockpiled ivory on auction fetched about $6,7-million for South Africa's conservation efforts, SA National Parks said...

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