Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: ivory

In historic move, China announces ban on ivory trade by end...

More than 20,000 elephants were killed for their ivory last year, leaving only about 415,000 remaining.

Ivory Kingpin Jailed for 20 Years

The conviction and sentencing of ivory kingpin sends a message to poachers and traffickers harming animals, humans and the environment.

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.

Kenya Burns 106 Tons Of Ivory

“A time has come when we must take a stand and the stand is clear…Kenya is making a statement that for us ivory is worthless unless it is on our elephants,” Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya’s current president said.

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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