Tag Archives: Ivory trade

REMEMBER THE ELEPHANTS IN AFRICA…

On World Elephant Day we are reminded that poaching is a growing concern across much of Africa. Though attempts at working together to end poaching are being made, DON PINNOCK argues that stockpile sales of old ivory do nothing to … Continue reading

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I JUST LOVE THE SIGNS IN DUBAI AIRPORT “smuggling ivory leads to prosecution”

WOULD BE GREAT TO SEE SIGNS LIKE THIS IN SOUTH AFRICAN AIRPORTS The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) – MENA office  launched a campaign to battle the illegal trade in ivory at Dubai International Airport. Advertisements warning passengers that … Continue reading

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FIVE TONS OF TUSKS CRUSHED IN THE PHILIPPINE CRACKDOWN ON IVORY…

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, in coordination with different local and international agencies, started crushing over five tons of smuggled ivory tusks at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City on June 21, 2013. The … Continue reading

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NO ELEPHANTS SHOULD BE A COMMODITY….

Ivory should only be worn by elephants Introduction Is there any hope for the fate of the African elephant ? It may be time after 40 years of CITES for a new organization to be born out of what was … Continue reading

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