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France seizes 350 kg of ivory

French customs said Wednesday that officers had seized over 350 kilogrammes (770 pounds) of elephant tusks in recent weeks, the biggest haul of ivory in the country in ten years.

dateJun 08, 2016 in Ecology
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Malaysia customs seizes 159 kg in smuggled ivory

Malaysian authorities said on Wednesday they had confiscated 159 kilograms (350 pounds) of ivory smuggled by air passengers, the latest seizures in a country used as a key Asian transit point in the illegal trade.

dateMar 02, 2016 in Ecology
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In Congo, a war for Africa's elephants

André Migifuloyo and Djuma Uweko lived together, worked together and last October died together fighting to protect Congo's elephants from voracious ivory-seeking poachers.

dateFeb 16, 2016 in Ecology
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