Malawi may be one of the continent’s most peaceful nations, but it is currently locked in a fierce battle to protect some of the world’s most threatened species of wildlife.
Major implications for ivory trafficking as research reveals that only three cartels control most illegal trade, according to research.
Several African countries with some of the world’s largest elephant populations will push this year for looser controls on legal ivory trade, while another group of countries on the continent says more restrictions are the best way to curb the illegal killing of elephants for their tusks.
Taiwanese officials are working to revise regulations so that a solid ban against trade in ivory can be put into force in 2020.
Giant large-tusked elephant (with research collar) removed from the gene pool by a Russian hunter in Zimbabwe.
China’s complete ban of the buying and selling of ivory products went into effect on Sunday.
One of the main motivations for killing elephants in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe is the argument that they destroy the plants and this is accepted by many as a problem. Let’s discuss whether this argument is not just an excuse for proponents of culling to get more ivory for the ivory trade, or to justify higher quotas for nearby hunting areas.
Hanko stamps are the Japanese version of a signature, used throughout Japan to sign deals and important documents, and are made out of a variety of materials, including elephant ivory.
SATAO 2 is dead, and another of the last super tuskers left in Africa has been poached, leaving only 6 of these giants in the Tsavo Conservation Area in southern Kenya.
The dirty secrets of Japan’s illegal ivory trade revealed in undercover video with Japanese ivory traders.
Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe’s recommendation for the adoption of a Decision-Making Mechanism for a future trade in ivory is roundly rejected by parties at CITES CoP17.
Three of the world’s leading African elephant conservationists offer hope and inspiration for saving elephants from extinction.
Africa’s extraordinary and charismatic wildlife is clearly under siege from the wrecking ball that is China.
The Asian end of the grisly wildlife trade business and a place that has become China’s illegal wildlife supermarket.
On Monday the 16th of March 2015, two German travellers, Martin and Christin Kotthoff, led to the arrest of two ivory dealers near Kasane, Botswana.