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Three tonnes of ivory seized in Vietnam

Vietnamese authorities have seized nearly three tonnes of ivory hidden among boxes of fruit, officials said Sunday, the latest haul to spotlight the country's key role in the global wildlife smuggling trade.

dateJul 09, 2017 in Ecology
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Hong Kong seizes 7.2 tonnes of ivory

More than seven tonnes of ivory worth over US$9 million was seized in Hong Kong, officials said Thursday, the largest bust of its kind in the city in three decades.

dateJul 06, 2017 in Ecology
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Hong Kong launches ivory ban bill

Hong Kong launched a landmark bill to ban its ivory trade Wednesday, describing it as an effort to "eradicate" the illegal poaching of elephants.

dateJun 14, 2017 in Ecology
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