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China says it will phase out ivory trade in 2017
China says it will ban all domestic ivory trade by the end of 2017, closing down the world’s biggest ivory market in a move wildlife conservationists believe will help curb elephant poaching in Africa. The announcement...
2017-01-01   Bejing, China Category: trade

China to set date to close ivory factories
China is set to announce when it will close its legal ivory carving factories, 18 months after pledging to act. Last year, the world’s largest market for both legal and illegal ivory said it would shut down commercial ...
2016-12-13   Beijing, China Category: trade

Ivory smuggler gets four years in jail
A man was sentenced to four years in prison and fined 40,000 yuan ($5,903) on Tuesday for smuggling ivory, a Beijing court announced. Beijing No 4 Intermediate People´s Court sentenced the man, surnamed Liu, on Tuesday ...
2016-11-01   Beijing, China Category: smuggle

Mugabe trades elephants in covert deal with China
ZIMBABWE is sending baby elephants from its drought-ravaged Hwange region to two Chinese zoos under a covert deal struck by president Robert ­Mugabe, conservationists warn. Four elephants left Harare late last month for Duba...
2012-12-20   Harare, Zimbabwe Category: trade

Woolly mammoth: Scientists agree deal to recreate extinct jumbo using elephant’s womb
Russian and South Korean scientists signed a deal yesterday on joint research intended to recreate a woolly mammoth, an animal which last walked the earth some 10 000 years ago. The deal was signed by Vasily Vasiliev, o...
2012-03-14   SEOUL, South Korea Category: abstract

Looking For Elephant Ivory? Try China
Armed with tips from animal welfare activists, I recently went on an ivory hunt with my Chinese assistant, Yang, in an antiques market in Beijing. Activists say China´s growing purchasing power is driving global demand ...
2012-03-03   Beijing, China Category: smuggle

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