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Ahead of London Summit on Wildlife Trafficking, France Destroys Ivory

  • 02/06/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Ivory destruction sets the stage for next week’s global summit in London, as heads of state from around the world will discuss ways to combat the illegal wildlife trade

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Kenya’s New Wildlife Law Cracks Down on Wildlife Crime

  • 01/29/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Court hands down harshest sentence yet to ivory smuggler

NAIROBI—On Tuesday, a Kenyan court ordered Tang Yong Jian, a convicted ivory smuggler from China, to pay a fine of Ksh 20 million, approximately US$233,000, or serve seven years in prison.

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AWF CEO Commends Hong Kong's Decision to Destroy Its Ivory Stockpile

  • 01/23/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

"The culture of ivory worship in Hong Kong is deep-rooted and centuries-old, which makes the decision to destroy any ivory…that much more extraordinary."

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Hong Kong to Decide Fate of Its Ivory Stock

  • 01/22/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

African Wildlife Foundation urges Hong Kong to destroy its stockpile and join other countries in taking a stand against illegal wildlife trafficking

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Amid Encouraging Signs at the International Level, Local Successes Also Shine

  • 01/15/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is celebrating two recent on-the-ground wins that, on a local level, complement the positive international momentum that appears to be gaining for Africa’s wildlife.

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