HONG KONG: A ban on ivory sales in China, the world’s largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday with wildlife activists calling it a vital step to reducing the slaughter of the endangered animals. China has…
PARIS: Stopping the killing of elephants for their tusks could add some $25 million (23 million euros) to Africa's annual tourism income, more than offsetting the anti-poaching spend, a study said Tuesday. While the figure pales in…
MIAMI: In a bid to stop the killing of elephants for their tusks, world governments voted Saturday at a major conservation conference to urge the closure of all domestic ivory markets.
NAIROBI: Leaders from Africa are meeting in Kenya for the inaugural summit of the Giants Club in which the strategies to save African elephants from extinction will be discussed.
RIYADH: Authorities in Saudi Arabia say they have seized half a tonne of ivory being smuggled from Africa to east Asia.