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08 July 2017

Hong Kong custom agents find what is being hailed as the largest ever recorded ivory seizure.

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18 May 2017

On 16th May the European Commission published its “new measures to fight poaching and to end trade in raw ivory", but it didn't go far enough.

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04 May 2017

China’s mission to the European Union has urged the EU and European countries to take ‘credible steps’ to effectively ban trade in ivory and ivory products.

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03 May 2016

The Born Free Foundation wholeheartedly welcomed the courageous move by Kenya to destroy more than 105 tonnes of ivory and more than 1,350 kg of rhino horn - the largest such destruction ever undertaken.

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26 January 2016

Today, Sri Lanka joins the growing number of countries taking bold action to deny wildlife traffickers their blood money and blaze a path for a future with wild elephants

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02 October 2015

The Born Free Foundation today released shocking new figures, revealing that more than 24,000 elephants have died at the hands of poachers since the start of 2015.

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13 July 2015

The legislators in nearly 20 states across the U.S. have introduced legislation to prohibit the trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn. 

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05 June 2015

Born Free's Liz Greengrass reports on a recent visit to Babile Elephant Sanctuary, the site of a project funded in part by Bloody Ivory donors.

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29 April 2015

Today, in Republic of Congo a 4.7 tonne pyre of ivory was burnt and in United Arab Emirates, another 10 tonnes was crushed.

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07 April 2015

Last Thursday’s commemorations of World Wildlife Day in Malawi went ahead but without the planned burning of the country's 4 tonne ivory stockpile. 

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