• Thu, 30 May 2019 01:00
    Elephants face extinction despite ban on ivory 
    The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia’s demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals are still threatened with extinction, researchers warned on Tuesday.
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 15:32
    Malaysia destroys almost four tonnes of ivory
    Port Dickson, Malaysia - Malaysian authorities incinerated almost four tonnes of elephant tusks and ivory products worth about $3.2 million on Tuesday, as they crack down on rampant wildlife-smuggling across the country's borders.
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  • Sun, 03 Mar 2019 19:30
    Ivory destroyed on World Wildlife Day in Yangon
    Confiscated ivory and other animal parts are displayed before being destroyed during a ceremony to mark World Wildlife Day at Yangon Zoological Gardens in Yangon, Myanmar on Sunday.
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  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 19:26
    Dutch to ban raw ivory sales from 2019
    The Netherlands said Monday it will ban all raw ivory sales from next year, as it unveiled the results of a major operation to combat trafficking in endangered animals and plants.
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  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:17
    Vietnamese woman arrested in Nakhon Phanom with 22kg of ivory pieces
    A Vietnamese woman was arrested in Nakhon Phanom Sunday evening for allegedly smuggling 22 kilogrammes of cut ivory pieces and ivory ornaments from Laos.
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  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:22
    Cambodia seizes record 3-tonne haul of African ivory
    Cambodia seized more than 3.2 tonnes of elephant tusks hidden in a storage container sent from Mozambique, a customs official said Sunday, marking the country's largest ivory bust.
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  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Changing the behaviour of society can help end wildlife trafficking
    The newly-wed couple is about to cut their wedding cake and share it with their guests, when it suddenly transforms into a live shark. The couple then slices off its fins, which spill into the guests’ soup bowls.
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Dealing with the elephant in the room – ivory trade
    “An elephant tusk is actually the elephant’s tooth of which more than one-third of the tusk, or its palatal root, is rooted in its jaw. That means, removing an elephant’s tusks without causing the death of the animal is almost impossible.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 19:00
    Thailand taken off ivory trade watch list
    Thailand has been removed from an international watch list of eight countries of “primary concern” in the illegal ivory trade.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:30
    Exhibition highlights cruelty of elephant poaching
    The tragic scene of an African elephant lying dead in a pool of blood with its calf standing nearby is front and centre in an art display at the Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) in a bid to boost public awareness of the illegal ivory trade.
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:21
    Vietnam seizes nearly a ton of pangolin scales, ivory
    Vietnam has seized around a tonne of pangolin scales and ivory hidden inside dozens of boxes on a flight from Nigeria, state media reported, a haul highlighting the illegal wildlife trade routes connecting Africa and Southeast Asia.
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  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT:Wildlife trafficking: a global scourge
    Law enforcement and prosecution seen improved over the years, but still one step behind trafficking.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    ‘Widespread sale of wild animals on Facebook’
    MORE THAN 1,500 wild animals are up for sale on Facebook every month, the wildlife trade-monitoring network Traffic said yesterday.
  • Tue, 05 Jun 2018 20:00
    USAID Wildlife Asia report highlights what’s behind Thai demand for ivory, tiger parts
    Affluent, established business owners and merchants believing in good fortune and status brought by wildlife parts still largely drive demand for ivory and tiger parts in Thailand, and online platforms are playing an increasing role in their purchase.
  • Sun, 03 Jun 2018 01:00
    Caring for your ageing pets
    Goni is a 15-year-old poodle. In human age, this is equivalent to 83 years old. She used to be camel brown, but not anymore. She has lost a lot of hair and her coat is now closer to ivory in colour. But that’s the least of worries for Goni’s human family. 
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