Seventeen percent of illegal ivory seized worldwide in the past seven years was confiscated at Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
According to a report by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released during its 72nd AnnRead more »
The French minister of the Environment, Energy and the Sea, Ségolène Royal, seized the opportunity of the biggest ivory destruction ever in Kenya last Saturday to announce internationally her decision to adopt a total ban of ivory salesRead more »
Plumes of smoke drifted over Nairobi National Park today as Kenyan authorities torched 105 tonnes of ivory and 1.35 tonnes of rhino horn – the largest single quantity of ivory to be destroyed anywhere in the world.
“It is a massive quantiRead more »
Tomorrow (Wednesday) the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) and the Wildlife Trust of India (www.wildlifetrustofindia.org) will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and ConRead more »
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Canine Unit on Tuesday seized 64.12 kilograms of ivory at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). The seizure was in transit from Mozambique to Bangkok. KWS said investigations are underway to determine the soRead more »
Yesterday, China extended the ban on the imports of African elephant ivory carvings acquired after the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) took effect in 1975 and African elephant ivory acquired asRead more »