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UN rejects bids to sell ivory stock
Bids by Tanzania and Zambia for one-off sales of their ivory stockpiles have been rejected by the UN body that oversees trade in threatened wildlife. The decision was reached during the 175-nation Convention on International ...
2010-03-22   Doha, Qatar Category: trade

Nearly 100 kgs ivory seized in Vietnam: report
Vietnamese police have seized about 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of ivory near the border with China, a newspaper reported on Sunday. Traffic police made the discovery after stopping a car early Friday morning, said Tuoi Tre ne...
2010-03-21   Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Category: smuggle

EU, UK favour Dars ivory sale bid
In a surprise turn of events, Tanzania is this week likely to win its bid to sell its stockpile of ivory, estimated to be worth $15 million. The vote on Tanzania’s proposal to be allowed to sell its ivory stockpile is due t...
2010-03-21   Doha, Qatar Category: trade

Deciding The Fate of the African Elephant
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) begins their annual meeting today in Doha, Qatar. A big item on the agenda this year is the sale of ivory. Tanzania and Zambia would like to sell some of the...
2010-03-15   Doha, Qatar Category: trade

Goring the elephant smuggling trade. Huge ivory haul found at city airport, as customs uncovers new ruse for avoiding detection
"Was I shocked? No. But I grieved for the grisly fate of those elephants," says Tanat Suvattanametakul. The director of the Clearance Customs Bureau at Suvarnabhumi airport recounted his feelings after opening two large palle...
2010-03-08   Bangkok, Thailand Category: smuggle

Govt seeks removal from Cites blacklist
Thailand is trying to persuade a UN wildlife trade watchdog to remove it from the blacklist of countries involved in the illegal ivory trade. The director-general of the National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Departm...
2010-02-23   Bangkok, Thailand Category: trade

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