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Singapore to ban domestic elephant ivory trade
13 Aug 2019
From September 2021, Singapore will ban local sales of ivory, removing a key end-market for the valuable material. Some 100 African elephants are estimated to be killed each day by poachers who want their tusks.
Cambodia's largest ivory bust sees tons of elephant tusks seized
24 Dec 2018
Cambodian authorities have seized 3 tons of elephant tusks from Mozambique following a tip from the US Embassy. The demand for ivory from China and Vietnam is a driving factor in Cambodia's illegal wildlife trade.
Leading ivory trade investigator found dead in Kenya - file
6 Feb 2018
A prominent American investigator of the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade was found dead in his Nairobi home with a stab wound in his neck on Sunday (February 4), friends said.
CITES rejects Namibia and Zimbabwe bids to export ivory
4 Oct 2016
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species has thwarted a bid by Zimbabwe and Namibia to be allowed to trade in ivory.