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Illegal trade seizures: Elephant ivory

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UK is the largest supplier to the world’s ivory markets

LONDON: New analysis by the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has revealed that the UK is the world’s largest exporter of legal ivory – and the largest exporter of legal…

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Chinese town at the centre of global ivory smuggling

请往下阅读此博客中文版 / Please scroll down for Chinese language version. . . Exposed: The Chinese town at the centre of global ivory smuggling   LONDON: An exhaustive investigation has revealed how…

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Chinese town at the centre of global ivory smuggling

请往下阅读此博客中文版 / Please scroll down for Chinese language version. . . Exposed: The Chinese town at the centre of global ivory smuggling   LONDON: An exhaustive investigation has revealed how…

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Illegal trade seizures: Elephant ivory in Europe

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Have you the skills to be an EIA Wildlife Campaigner?

EIA has an exciting opportunity for a good communicator, with a passion for tiger and elephant conservation to join our team as a Campaigner. EIA’s Tiger Campaign and Elephants Campaign…

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Ivory sales end in Chinese outlets investigated by EIA

On March 31, 2017, the sale and processing of ivory at 67 previously licensed facilities in China ceased. Among these are facilities previously exposed by EIA undercover investigators as being…

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MPs listening to you over closure of UK ivory market

Your voice was heard! I went to Westminster Hall yesterday to listen to the debate on shutting the UK ivory market and I want to let you know that your…

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Make UK Government keep its promise for elephants

.Urgent Action Ask your MP to close the UK ivory market because it fuels poaching globally Please donate to expose the illegal poaching of elephants and other species   Elephants…

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China ivory ban a big win for elephants – if done properly

. At the end of 2016, elephants made headlines around the world as China finally announced a timeframe for closing its domestic ivory market – long affirmed by many conservationists…

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South Africa: Rhino Poacher Jailed for 20 Years

[SAPS] On 7 September 2017, 30-year-old Mapoyisa Mahlauli was sentenced to an effective 20 years imprisonment after he was found guilty in the Skukuza Regional court for various rhino-poaching related crimes.
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Africa: How Ivory Fell Into the Hands of Organized Criminal Syndicates

[IPS] Cambridge -"Ivory is like a drug and you have to be careful with it. If you are serious and desire it, you can get all you want, but you have to be patient and act very carefully," a Cameroonian man selling ivory items from a network of shops acr...
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Zimbabwe: Poachers Poison Jumbos

[The Herald] Two elephants were killed by suspected poachers using cyanide in the Liasha area of Hwange, the Parks and Wildlife Management Authority of Zimbabwe has said. About 260 kilogrammes of cyanide has since been recovered in a bushy area, while ...
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Namibia: N$866 000 Raised for Anti-Poaching Drive

[Namibian] THE Hunters United Against Poaching Trust last Thursday hosted a gala dinner and fund raising auction during which N$866 000 was raised for use in anti-poaching activities.
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Namibia: NGOs Cry Foul Over Licensing to Kill Desert Elephants

[Namibian] TWO non-governmental organisations have accused government of indiscriminately issuing licences for desert elephants to be shot.
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IFAW collaborates on new scientific report about sharks, rays and chimaeras

Dr. Akram Darwich Sep 7 2017 read more
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Kasungu National Park’s wildlife is recovering after 25 years of poaching

Deanne Gibbs Sep 6 2017 The increase in scale and nature of the illegal wildlife trade combined with Malawi’s previously undeveloped...
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Kasungu National Park’s wildlife is recovering after 25 years of poaching

Deanne Gibbs Sep 6 2017 The increase in scale and nature of the illegal wildlife trade combined with Malawi’s previously undeveloped...
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Africa: Wildlife Crime – Why Diverse Data Will Drive Better Responses

[ISS] Since 2006, Southern Africa has been facing an increasing poaching crisis. The securitisation of national parks and private reserves has become a multi-million-rand industry. The cost to secure South Africa's Kruger National Park alone, for insta...
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Angola: IDF Preserves Rare Species of Fauna and Flora

[ANGOP] Matala -Animals such as black buffalo, elephant, leopard and wild boar are some of the rare species of fauna considered privileged and cataloged by the Forest Development Institute (IDF), in the Bicuar National Park, southern Huíla province, preventing them from being extinguished.
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Zimbabwe: Poacher Zimparks Employee Shot

[The Herald] A Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) employee was shot and injured while allegedly poaching for elephant tusks at Mana Pools National Park.
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Elephants needing a room: hawkmoths on the march for a pupal pad

A herd of elephant hawkmoth caterpillars is trooping across my garden to pupate

Caterpillars are on the march. In the past week I’ve found several elephant hawkmoth caterpillars trooping across my garden. These are arguably the most subtly beautiful of the charismatic hawkmoth grubs. They are deep brown and charcoal grey with four arresting “eyes” of black, brown and silver – part of an armoury of deterrents against voracious birds, which includes the sudden switching into “snake” mode when disturbed, to discombobulate predators.

The adult moth takes its name from the caterpillar’s trunk-like snout, although its bewitching pink hued wings are also the colour of a cartoon elephant.

Related: Exotic migrant moths invade Britain under cover of darkness

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