BRUSSELS: Traders are selling illegal ivory openly across the European Union through a loophole allowing trade in "antique" items, the campaign group Avaaz charged Tuesday. Avaaz said nearly all of the 109 ivory pieces it bought in 10 EU…
Britain will ban sales of ivory in a bid to help preserve the world's dwindling elephant population.
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.