Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: ivory trade

United Kingdom to ban ivory trade

More than 20,000 African elephants die every year to feed the ivory trade.

The U.S. Just Banned Ivory Sales

The federal government is trying to ban all sales of items containing African elephant ivory within the U.S.

Sri Lanka Is First Country in the World to Apologize for...

"Those elephants were victimized by the cruelty of certain people. But all of human society is responsible. We destroyed those innocent lives to take those tusks. We have to ask for pardon from them.”

Hong Kong Announces Plan to Ban the Ivory Trade

Hong Kong announced on Wednesday that it plans to ban the domestic ivory trade.

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San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”