ARTICLES RELATING TO IVORY TRADE

Southern African nations threaten to quit wildlife trade monitor

2019-09-01 08:17

Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn and imposed a near total ban on zoos taking African elephants captured in the wild.

Foreigners arrested with ivory bracelets at Kenyan airport

2019-08-20 10:41

A Spanish woman has become the second foreigner in a week to be arrested at Kenya's international airport for wearing an ivory bangle, the wildlife service said Monday.

 

Zimbabwe leader blasts conservation watchdog over ivory trade

2019-08-27 22:29

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has lambasted the regulator of global wildlife trade CITES over the continued ban in international ivory trade.

Japanese appetite for ivory fuels poaching epidemic

2014-03-20 14:41

Poorly controlled ivory sales in Japan are encouraging illegal trade in elephant tusks and large amounts of ivory are entering the domestic market.

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