Tag: poaching

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EIA joins the call for Hong Kong to ban all ivory sales

On the eve of Hong Kong’s formal destruction of about three tonnes of ivory – 10 per cent of its stockpile, the remaining 27 tonnes of which are due to be destroyed in a further dozen incinerations – EIA joined a coalition of 61 organisations to call on the Government of Hong Kong to ban all ivory sales

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‘No surprise’ over huge rhino horn theft in South Africa

Speakers at the recent Pretoria conference on rhino horn trade, where experts from around the world warned that South Africa would fail to control a legalised trade in rhino horn, have reacted with dismay, but no surprise, at the news that 40-70 rhino horns have been stolen from the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency.

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Action alert: Tell Rakuten to end elephant ivory sales

Internet retail giant Rakuten did the right thing by banning adverts for whales and dolphin products shortly after the release of our report but the company is still carrying ads for elephant ivory products, many originating from illegal ivory poached in Africa, and we need your renewed help to urge it to stop

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