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Zimbabwe, Namibia to push for ivory trade

Local Interest / France : France 24

Southern African countries will Monday fight for permission to sell their ivory stockpiles, as an international wildlife conference debates how best to regulate the often illegal trade and protect Africa's elephants. Targeted for th...

Zimbabwe Wants to Trade Elephant Ivory, Not Burn It

News / International Affairs : Newsweek: World

Zimbabwe has refused to burn its ivory stockpiles and has instead urged its neighbors to support efforts to lift an international ivory trade ban. The southern African country has an elephant population of around 84,000 and a stockp...

U.S. Tightens Ivory Ban In Bid To Stop Elephant Poaching, Obama Imposes ‘Near-Total Ban’

News : The Inquisitr - News

Today, Barack Obama imposed a “near-total ban” on the commercial trade of ivory as the U.S. tightens their stance on the slaughter of African elephants. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have changed restrictions on ivory sales in ...

Mapping the elephant ivory trade: New evidence revealed

Academics / Archaeology : EurekAlert: Archaeology

(University of York) Archaeologists from the University of York have conducted pioneering analysis on historic ivory, revealing where East African elephants roamed and where they were hunted in the 19th century.

Mapping the elephant ivory trade: New evidence revealed

Academics / Biology : Physorg: Biology

Eastern Africa has been a major source of elephant ivory for millennia, with a sharp increase in trade witnessed during the 19th century fuelled by escalating demand from Europe and North America.


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