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03 April 2018

Long-awaited announcement of a ban on the commercial trade in elephant ivory within, to and from the UK, is welcomed. With caveats.

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06 January 2018

On 31st December 2017, China officially closed its domestic ivory market, fulfilling a commitment made more than a year ago.

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09 November 2017

International wildlife NGOs join forces to call on the European Commission to safeguard elephants.
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28 October 2017

The EU and the UK have both launched public consultations on ivory trade - please respond!
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06 October 2017

Born Free has given a cautious welcome to the announcement of a Government consultation on plans to ban the trade in ivory ‘of all ages’ in the UK.
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18 August 2017

According to Global Witness, 117 environmentalists have been murdered so far in 2017. On the evening of Wednesday, 16th of August, Wayne Lotter became number 118.
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12 August 2017

While we marvel at these incredible animals, we are in danger of seeing them disappear from their wild heartlands during our watch.
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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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