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Illegal ivory openly sold across Europe: study

3 months, 5 days ago
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…

Elephant poaching costs Africa tourism $25mn: study

1 year, 11 months ago
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…