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China, U.S. Agree to Halt Ivory Trade

  • 09/25/15
  • Washington, D.C.

U.S. President Barack Obama and People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping have announced a commitment to “take significant and timely steps to halt the domestic commercial trade of ivory” in their respective countries, according to a fact sheet released by the White House at the close of President Xi’s State visit.

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Thomson Safaris and AWF Join Forces for Conservation

  • 09/23/15
  • Washington, D.C.

Thomson Safaris, a leader in responsible Tanzanian Safaris, has partnered with African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) to further its conservation efforts in East Africa.

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Synthetics Won't Save Rhinos, Say Conservationists

  • 09/22/15
  • Hanoi, Vietnam

A coalition of wildlife non-governmental organisations actively combating the illegal rhino horn trade has declared its opposition to the use of bioengineered rhino horn as a measure to curb poaching.

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ARREST Launched to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

  • 09/07/15
  • Naivasha, Kenya

On Monday, law enforcement and wildlife officials from eight African countries joined African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), FREELAND Foundation and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to launch a new program aimed at increasing wildlife traffickers’ risk of detection, arrest and conviction.

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Thailand Destroys 2 Tons of Ivory

  • 08/27/15
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Continuing the building momentum around fighting the illicit wildlife trade, the Royal Thai Government destroyed 2.1 tons of confiscated ivory on August 26.

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