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Lang Lang Urges Chinese Travelers to ‘Say No to Ivory’ in New PSA

  • 06/01/15
  • Beijing

Lang Lang, the world’s most famous classical pianist performing today, has stepped up to fight the global ivory trade in a stirring new public service announcement (PSA) to be distributed throughout his native China, the world’s largest market for ivory. 

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China Destroys More Ivory in Symbolic Gesture

  • 05/29/15
  • Beijing
China Destroys More Ivory in Symbolic Gesture

Following on the heels of an initiative announced yesterday by the Beijing Capital International Airport Customs Office to inform Chinese air travelers to never buy ivory abroad and bring it home, the Chinese government today symbolically destroyed 662 kgs of ivory outside of Beijing.

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Hong Kong Public Supports Ivory Ban

  • 05/23/15
  • Hong Kong
Ivory for sale in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong public overwhelmingly supports a comprehensive ban on elephant ivory sales, according to a new survey conducted by the University of Hong Kong’s Public Opinion Programme.

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New Training Program Improves Regional Capacity to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

  • 05/18/15
  • Kampala, Uganda
Participants in the URA and IFAW Workshop

A training workshop to increase the expertise of law enforcement officers to tackle wildlife trafficking began today in Kampala, Uganda.

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African-led Strategy to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

  • 04/30/15
  • Brazzaville, Congo
ivory burn in Republic of Congo

Today, April 30, concludes the four-day International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.

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