The earth’s largest land mammal is in crisis – on average, one elephant is killed every 15 minutes for its ivory. A new article published in the American Bar Association’s Natural Resources & Environment journal explores the intRead more »
It is early August 2014, and so far this year not a single week has passed without law enforcers seizing a consignment of ivory “and those are the ones that are being reported,” says the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).Read more »
More than 300 kilograms of ivory have been seized in two separate incidents in Kenya and Thailand since Friday.
Earlier today Thai customs officials paraded a Chinese woman and Vietnamese man at a press conference. The pair were arrested at BangkokRead more »
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today confirmed the suspension of the import of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Zimbabwe.
Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said:Read more »
With the holiday season upon us the Met's Wildlife Crime Unit, in partnership with animal welfare and wildlife charities, are appealing to Londoners to donate unwanted items made from elephant ivory and other endangered species to help stop the tRead more »
Security threats, organized crime and critical losses in biodiversity were the focus of a Ministerial Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade at the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi.
As one of two NGO’sRead more »