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Vietnam seizes illegal ivory shipment

Around a half tonne of ivory hidden in a timber shipment has been seized in Vietnam, an official said Friday, the second large haul of the illegally-trafficked product in a week.

dateOct 07, 2016 in Ecology
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Zimbabwe, Namibia to push for ivory trade

Southern African countries will Monday fight for permission to sell their ivory stockpiles, as an international wildlife conference debates how best to regulate the often illegal trade and protect Africa's elephants.

dateOct 03, 2016 in Ecology
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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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