All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ivory’

China Destroys 6 Tons Of Ivory In Symbolic Move

China sent a strong message to illegal ivory traders by destroying 6 tons of illegal ivory from its stockpile on Monday. This was done in Dongguan in southern Guangdong province where the illegal trade is rampant. This is unprecedented move is expected go a long way in vindicating China from criticism of tolerating poaching. China is arguably the biggest marketplace …

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Six Tons Of Seized Ivory To Be Destroyed

Elephant poaching has become an increasing problem. In many parts of Africa, poachers are killing elephants for their ivory. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora filed a report in 2012 that elephant poaching was at its highest level in 10 years and rising. Ivory is the number one reason for ivory poaching and …

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eBay To Implement Global Ban On Ivory Sales

eBay has announced it will institute a global ban on the sale of all types of ivory that will go into effect January 1, 2009.

The move comes after an investigative report from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) that found more than 70 percent of all endangered species products listed for sale on the Internet occur in the United States.

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