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07 April 2015

Last Thursday’s commemorations of World Wildlife Day in Malawi went ahead but without the planned burning of the country's 4 tonne ivory stockpile. 

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20 March 2015

Today, in a momentous event in Gulele Botanical Garden, Ethiopia joined the many countries in various regions of the world which have recently destroyed all or part of their ivory stockpiles.

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03 March 2015

President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta,  torched 15 tonnes of ivory, sending the clearest possible signal to the world that Kenya continues to reject the international trade in ivory and is a global leader in fighting the disastrous ivory trade.

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11 December 2014

In Babile Elephant Sanctuary in Ethiopia, a small team of wildlife rangers stand between well-equipped poachers and its roughly 300 remaining elephants...

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09 December 2014

The campaign to curb wildlife trafficking received a royal boost in Washington DC when Prince William pressed the urgent need for action in his meeting with President Obama.

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11 September 2014

Bloody Ivory supporters have been generously funding the implementation of an 'Emergency Action Plan for the Babile Elephant Sanctuary' by the Ethiopian government. Here's why...

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27 August 2014

A new groundbreaking report, Out of Africa: Mapping the Global Trade in Illicit Elephant Ivory was released today, focussing on the ivory supply chain and the trafficking of ivory from the bush in Africa to retail markets tens of thousands of miles away in Asia.

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08 August 2014

A new peer-reviewed paper in the scientific journal 'Conservation Biology' examines the merits of a regulated legal trade in ivory. 

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31 July 2014

Today, World Ranger Day, we applaud those who stand at the frontline of the struggle to save the world's wildlife, forming a thin green line between the vast ecosystems that elephants and other wildlife call home and the ravages of illegal killing and habitat destruction.

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15 July 2014

Elephant discussions and conclusions at the 65th CITES Standing Committee meeting in Geneva, Switzerland (7-11 July 2014)

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