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Entries for December 2016

The Washington Post - China’s vow to shut down its ivory trade by the end of 2017 is a ‘game changer’ for elephants

The Washington Post -  China’s vow to shut down its ivory trade by the end of 2017 is a ‘game changer’ for elephants
(December 30, 2016)   -   China promised Friday to halt its domestic ivory trade completely by the end of 2017, a decision greeted by environmentalists as offering real hope for an end to a poaching crisis that is wiping out tens of thousands of elephants across Africa.

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The Phnom Penh Post - Ivory bust firm has history

The Phnom Penh Post - Ivory bust firm has history
(December 23, 2016)   -   Officers from Cambodian customs on Wednesday display some of the 1.3 tonnes of African elephant tusks seized from containers shipped from Mozambique last week.

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