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Conservationists: New China policy could save elephants

Conservationists hail it as a possible game-changer in the struggle to curb the slaughter of elephants: an unexpected pledge by a senior Chinese official to stop the ivory trade in a country whose vast, increasingly affluent ...

dateJun 25, 2015 in Ecology
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Thai customs make new three-tonne ivory seizure

More than three tonnes of elephant ivory have been found at a Thai port stashed in a container shipped from Kenya, customs said Monday, the second huge haul of tusks from Africa in less than a week.

dateApr 27, 2015 in Ecology
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