Tag Archive: ivory

Could Protecting Mammoths Save Elephant Populations?

Mammoths look likely to become the first long-extinct species to gain protection under wildlife and conservation trading laws later this month. The species which haven’t walked the Earth for some 4,000 years but could provide essential help in the battle…
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Kenya Stages Largest Ivory Burn Ever – But Will It Work?

As elephants and rhinos find themselves further embedded as the innocent victims of a phenomenal poaching crisis, Kenya has stepped forward to give out a strong message to anyone involved in the ivory trade (illegal or legal). Over 100 tonnes…
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Uganda: An Oasis In The Ivory Poaching Crisis

During the height of the ivory poaching crisis of the 1980’s it appeared Uganda’s elephants were headed for extinction as their population numbers dropped below 1,000 individuals. Uganda’s elephant population echoed what was happening to African elephants across the region…
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