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  1. News - World - CONSERVATION

    France holds first ivory crushing ceremony in Europe since global ban imposed

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 03:50am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris First major tusk-crushing ceremony in Europe since 1989 is held in Paris France sets sights on ivory poachers France fired the latest volley yesterday in the battle against African elephant poaching, crushing three tonnes of illegal ivory in a ceremony at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. The contraband, with an estimated street value of one €1 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1422517/france-holds-first-ivory-crushing-ceremony-europe-global-ban-imposed
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila destroys US$10m of seized ivory to send message, prevent theft

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... ivory outside Africa. The government said the destruction of the stockpile, gathered from seizures since 2009, demonstrated its commitment to fighting the illegal ivory trade. It also eliminated ... network that tracks the illegal trade. "Ivory is known to have disappeared from a number of government-held stockpiles worldwide, so it is vital that proper protocols are established," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1266100/manila-destroys-us10m-seized-ivory-send-message-prevent-theft
  3. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Hong Kong a step closer to destroying ivory stockpile

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 05:01am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com HK a step closer to destroying ivory Hong Kong could be about to take the lead in the fight against elephant poachers and the criminal networks behind the illicit ivory trade by destroying its huge stockpile of the contraband, said the regional head of an influential wildlife conservation group. The mainland's decision last week to crush six ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1403431/hong-kong-step-closer-destroying-ivory-stockpile
  4. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Q&A: Endangered wildlife trading at the Myanmar-China border

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:03pm by Silvio Carrillo and Patrick Boehler

    ... to report on the rampant trade in endangered species there. He shared his impressions from both sides of the border with the South China Morning Post: Where is the market seen in the video and what ... of porcupine quills and a lot of muntjac antlers, clouded leopard and golden cat skins, pangolin scales, giant flying squirrel, green-pigeons and Tibetan antelope horns. Real and fake ivory jewellery ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1561061/qa-endangered-wildlife-trading-myanmar-china-border
  5. News - Hong Kong

    5 tons of ivory tusks destroyed in Philippines

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 09:54pm by AP

    ... 2009, demonstrates its commitment to fighting the illegal ivory trade. It also eliminates any opportunity for corrupt officials to resell the ivory, as was the case in 2006 when the largest single shipment of 3.7 tones vanished from the inventory, according to an international network that tracks the illegal trade. "Ivory is known to have disappeared from a number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1266168/5-tons-ivory-tusks-destroyed-philippines
  6. News - Hong Kong

    5 tons of ivory tusks destroyed in Philippines

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 02:49pm by AP

    ... since 2009, demonstrates its commitment to fighting the illegal ivory trade. It also eliminates any opportunity for corrupt officials to resell the ivory, as was the case in 2006 when the largest single shipment of 3.7 tones vanished from the inventory, according to an international network that tracks the illegal trade. "Ivory is known to have disappeared from a number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1265788/5-tons-ivory-tusks-destroyed-philippines
  7. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    Ivory haul poses 16-tonne headache for Hong Kong's conservation officers

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to dump ivory in the deep sea. Dr Richard Thomas, from the wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic, said African states such as Kenya and Gabon burnt ivory after stock audits. Gabon spent 24 ... shelved- for the time being- the idea of incinerating the growing stock of illegal ivory seizures after opposition from their advisers. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department keeps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1190130/ivory-haul-poses-16-tonne-headache-hong-kongs-conservation-officers
  8. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    Security fears over seized-ivory stockpile

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... said Grace Ge Gabriel, regional director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare, which has been tracking the illegal trade in ivory for more than a decade. "Last year in Tanzania ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Huge stockpile of 'white gold' that has been seized by customs officers needs to be better secured, says head of conservation group Ivory stash 'a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1126684/security-fears-over-seized-ivory-stockpile
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand seizes 100 kilos of ivory from Africa

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 05:28pm by AFP

    ... has seen a sharp rise in the illegal trade in wildlife products such as ivory and rhino horn. Up to 30,000 African elephants were poached for their ivory last year and a record 668 South African rhinos were killed for their horns, according to conservationists. Thailand has come under the spotlight in recent months over its role in the ivory trade. Campaigners have urged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1300671/thailand-seizes-100-kilos-ivory-africa
  10. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    Hong Kong's return of seized ivory, rhino horn to South Africa hailed

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 06:26am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com South Africa hopes to use haul, first Hong Kong has sent back, to prosecute poachers, smugglers Return of seized ivory, horns hailed Hong Kong's recent return of seized ivory and rhino horns to South Africa has been hailed as a turning point that could lead to the successful prosecution of poachers and smugglers. The decision was welcomed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1375717/hong-kongs-return-seized-ivory-rhino-horn-south-africa-hailed

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