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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Incineration shows Hong Kong is serious about ending trade in ivory

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... at the Tsing Yi chemical waste treatment plant. The incineration was timely, following a claim by wildlife trade watchdog Traffic that interceptions of shipments and trade data showed that ivory ... SCMP Editorial Ivory incineration sign we're serious So long as Hong Kong continued to stockpile confiscated ivory instead of destroying it, the city sent the wrong message to people ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - IVORY TRADE

    Hong Kong takes the world closer to ending ivory's bloody trade

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 11:23am by PATRICK BERGIN

    ... Patrick Bergin Patrick Bergin applauds decision to follow others and destroy its cache HK takes the world closer to ending ivory’s bloody trade Hong Kong's Endangered Species Advisory ... as an epicentre of the booming ivory trade makes the decision truly extraordinary. It's an encouraging sign that Africa's elephants, which are being poached by the tens of thousands each year, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Destroying ivory may make illegal trade more lucrative

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 06:36pm by BRENDAN MOYLE, DAN STILES

    ... Brendan Moyle and Dan Stiles Brendan Moyle and Dan Stiles believe it won't stop elephant poaching Destroying ivory may make illegal trade more lucrative Now that over 20,000 elephants ... Species Advisory Committee has recommended incineration. Destroying ivory may be a popular decision, but as Tom Milliken, an expert on ivory trade with the wildlife trade monitoring network ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Education can help cut China's demand for ivory

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cutting China's ivory demand An international law enforcement offensive against the illegal ivory trade appears to have done little to dampen demand in China and other ... efforts against the illegal trade in ivory. For example, 30 from Africa and Asia agreed at an African elephant summit last year to practise zero tolerance of poaching syndicates, with tough ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Museum ivory protest misses the mark

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 04:32am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Museum ivory protest misses the mark Copies of some literary classics now carry what is called a "trigger warning" in some US universities, to alert ... in Tsim Sha Tsui should issue similar warnings. More than 270 artefacts dating back to the Qing and Ming dynasties made from rhino horn and elephant ivory are on display. Leisure and Cultural ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Failing to grasp dire consequences of Africa's wildlife trade

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:26am by LETTERS

    ... Failing to grasp dire consequences of Africa's wildlife trade As a conservation biologist from Hong Kong doing research in Central Africa, I am often asked a question some find ... Kong customs seized over 2,000kg of pangolin scales concealed in a container marked "timber" from Cameroon. Such stories are depressingly commonplace; illegal shipments of ivory ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Build a monument to illegal ivory trade

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... We need a towering reminder of ivory trade's grim cost What an intriguing question was raised in the reports, "Ivory haul proves a tough sell to schools" (March 15) ... environmental organisations with the names of those schools. The elephants now face a huge battle for survival due to the rampant ivory trade, with China as the main destination. A recent survey ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time for a Hong Kong tusk force to combat illegal ivory trade

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anna Beech

    ... Anna Beech Anna Beech says Hong Kong, as a key port in the illegal global trade of ivory, must step up its enforcement action against the criminals behind it A tusk force China ... of this battle to halt the ivory trade. What can be done to save the elephant? CITES was developed to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must help to stop bloody ivory trade

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Li, IRIS HO

    ... Peter Li and Iris Ho Peter Li and Iris Ho say the Chinese thirst for ivory, so at odds now with conservation ethics, obliges officials to do more to curb its bloody trade Dark love ... events. And, China was a major buyer of the "one-off" sale of ivory stock sanctioned by the Convention of the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites) ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Destruction of illegal ivory tusks sets China on road to conservation

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 09:37am by Peter Li

    ... as a whole or in part has never been an insurmountable obstacle to human progress. In view of the threat to the world's remaining elephant population, ivory carving as a trade is outliving its ... Peter Li Peter Li says China's crushing of confiscated tusks can be the first step towards ending elephant poaching. Its next moves will hold the key Ivory power China surprised ...




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