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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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20 March 2015

Today, in a momentous event in Gulele Botanical Garden, Ethiopia joined the many countries in various regions of the world which have recently destroyed all or part of their ivory stockpiles.

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03 March 2015

President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta,  torched 15 tonnes of ivory, sending the clearest possible signal to the world that Kenya continues to reject the international trade in ivory and is a global leader in fighting the disastrous ivory trade.

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