Wednesday 26 April 2017

Dubai airport in drive to stop illegal ivory trade

Dubai International Airport’s authorities have seized 1,500 ivory products and tusks in the last three years, said a report.   Some tusks were over two metres long, a Dubai Police office reported, as part o


Record rhinos, elephants poached in 2012

Africa's biggest animals were poached in near record numbers in 2012, with surging demand for horn and ivory from Asia driving the slaughter of rhinos and elephants. By mid-December, poachers had killed 633 rhinos in South Afr


Record number of ivory seizures in 2011: WWF

A record number of large scale ivory seizures will be recorded globally in 2011, pointing to a surge in elephant poaching in Africa to meet Asian demand for tusks for use in jewellery and ornaments, a monitoring group said. TRAFFIC, a join

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