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The United Kingdom Announces One of the Strongest National Elephant Ivory Bans To-Date

NEW YORK  (3 April 2018) – Today, elephant conservation received a tremendous boost when the United Kingdom announced an end to all exports, imports and domestic sales of elephant ivory with very few narrow exemptions.

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Legislation to Weaken the ESA will Undermine Efforts to Stop Trafficking and Protect Wildlife
WASHINGTON (October 5, 2017) – New harmful efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives would greatly diminish the Endangered Species Act, spelling disaster for many species.
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WCS Praises Hong Kong SAR for Announcing Plans to Phase Out the Local Ivory Trade
The following statement was released today by John F. Calvelli, WCS Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Director of WCS’s 96 Elephants Campaign:
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SNAP partnership convenes world’s biggest study of China’s illegal trade in ivory
SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA/BEIJING, CHINA, December 16, 2015 –The Science for Nature and People (SNAP) partnership announced it has convened a new Expert Working Group, which will result in one of the most comprehensive studies to date of China’s illegal trade in ivory.

 

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