Malawi First in SADC to Torch Ivory Stockpiles

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March 31, 2015
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Malawi’s decision to torch four tonnes of ivory on Thursday has been hailed as brave and groundbreaking, standing out in stark contrast against other Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries, some of which resolutely demand the right to the sell their stockpiles.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Christina Pretorius (IFAW SA)
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L'heure est venue pour l'Union européenne d'interdire totalement l’exportation d'ivoire brut

March 12, 2015
L'heure est venue pour l'Union européenne d'interdire totalement l’exportation d

Derrière le commerce légal de l'ivoire se cachent souvent des pratiques illégales.Le massacre des éléphants et des rhinocéros continue de progresser à un rythme alarmant.

Сожжение слоновой кости в Кении продолжает сложившуюся традицию

March 6, 2015

IFAW играет важную роль в планировании и проведении некоторых операций по сожжению слоновой кости и выступает в качестве свидетеля других операций.

Malawi will Elfenbeinvorräte verbrennen

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March 31, 2015
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Elfenbein von Elefanten soll nicht mehr gehandelt werden. (c)IFAW
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Elfenbein von Elefanten soll nicht mehr gehandelt werden. (c) IFAW

Kommenden Donnerstag will Malawi vier Tonnen seiner Elfenbeinvorräte verbrennen. Es ist damit das erste Land im südlichen Afrika, dass Lagerbestände von konfisziertem Elfenbein vernichtet.

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Hamburg
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Andreas Dinkelmeyer
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+49 (0)40 866 500 15
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Hundreds of thousands say NO to opening Atlantic and Arctic to oil & gas development

March 30, 2015
Campaigns Officer, Margaret Cooney, delivering coalition comments to a BOEM repr

Campaigns Officer, Margaret Cooney, delivering coalition comments to a BOEM representativeIn February we asked our IFAW supporters to submit comments to protect Atlantic and Arctic marine habitats from pla