ivory trade

 
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...
African countries still sharply divided over ivory trade
African countries still sharply divided over ivory trade
Member states of the United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) are not meeting until September, but some...
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.
Desire for power drives megadeath
Desire for power drives megadeath
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Tanzania's elephants under siege
Tanzania's elephants under siege
Tanzania has emerged as the epicentre of Africa’s elephant poaching crisis after a government census revealed it had lost a "catastrophic" 60% of...
Turning Africa's Big 5 into hard cash
Turning Africa's Big 5 into hard cash
For many outsiders, Africa's big animals are among the natural wonders of the world and a major tourist draw.
Target the traders in ivory war
Target the traders in ivory war
The threat to Africa's remaining elephants from the illegal ivory trade is diverse and increasingly dangerous. In some parts of Central Africa, the...
Diplomatic indignation in ivory row
Diplomatic indignation in ivory row
The Tanzanian government has dismissed the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) report released last week that said Chinese diplomats and...
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...
African spy chiefs warn of poaching link to terror groups
African spy chiefs warn of poaching link to terror groups
African intelligence chiefs have red-flagged wildlife poaching as a security risk, saying proceeds from the crime are being used to fund terror...
Africa land grabs endanger elephants
Africa land grabs endanger elephants
Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at...
UN targets wildlife traders in Africa sanctions
UN targets wildlife traders in Africa sanctions
The UN Security Council has targeted illegal wildlife traffickers for sanctions in a pair of resolutions against...

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