The global ban on ivory could get a few exemptions A new proposal from the European Union would allow ivory to be traded in a few select countries, replacing the global ban that exists today. Released
Wildlife experts in Malawi plan to move up to 500 elephants to the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve by next year, in the hope that they will help restore some elephant populations in other parts of Africa.
Yang Fenglan once described herself the “best example of friendship between China and Tanzania” - but more than four decades after first arriving in the African country she faces a 30-year prison sentence
Research shows the legal sale in 2008 catastrophically backfired – but two African nations want to repeat the stockpile sell-off A huge legal sale of ivory intended to cut elephant poaching instead catastrophically
The US has enacted a near-total ban of ivory as elephant face increasing poaching threats. When you consider the fact that African elephant populations have been rapidly declining in recent years, largely
US authorities announced a near-total ban on the trade of African elephant ivory Thursday, finalizing a years-long push to protect the endangered animals. "Today's bold action underscores the United States'
Changing Planet South Africa and Kenya will hold talks with other African countries to find a common position on ivory trade ahead of the 17th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on International
Sometimes the best way to hide is in plain sight. Criminals, outlaws and insurgents have long understood the power of blending in. It's the same tactic used by traffickers around the world who trade in
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe is seeking support from its neighbors to be allowed to engage in international trade in ivory and will not burn its 70 tonnes of ivory stocks as Kenya did last month, the environment
By Darryl Fears Darryl Fears Reporter focusing on the Chesapeake Bay and issues affecting wildlife Email Bio Follow A year after proposing a near-total ban on sales of products containing African elephant
Wild tusked mother elephant and calf, Kenya, Africa, 2013. Credit: Carl Safina On April 30, Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta lit a fire in Nairobi National Park that would ultimately consume one hundred
South African farmer John Hume says he would be "happy" to supply the criminal poaching networks driving the animals to extinction with a legal alternative and the money raised would help him protect own
Jonathan and Angela Scott: After the ivory burn, it’s up to all of us to make sure the pledges made there are honoured People have always been smitten by the beauty of elephant ivory, as I discovered myself