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Alarm at secret meetings on ivory trade

Conservation groups reacted with dismay and disgust after being forced out of a crucial session on elephants and the ivory trade at the UN CITES Convention in Geneva. The move comes as China faces criticism for failing to clamp down on its illegal ivory trade, raising suspicions it may have been behind the exclusion

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Stars come out to help Save Wild Tigers

As few as 3,200 tigers survive in the wild today. That’s why wild tigers need all the friends they can get. On March 3, 2011 celebrities, conservation leaders and campaigners will attend an exclusive Gala Night in London to raise funds for this critically endangered species

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The deadly trade in ivory escalates

As nations prepare to meet to consider allowing one-off sales of stockpiled ivory, the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has exposed a booming illegal trade in poaching and smuggling in the very countries seeking the lucrative relaxation