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AWF Launches Anti-Poaching Campaign in Tanzania

  • 06/17/15
  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

African Wildlife Foundation and WildAid, in partnership with Tanzania’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, are launching a new public awareness campaign, one aimed at educating the Tanzanian public about the severe poaching crisis and building widespread support to protect elephants and other species from the illegal wildlife trade.

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US Government To Crush Ivory in NYC's Times Square

  • 06/15/15
  • Washington, D.C.

On Monday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced it will destroy more than one ton of illegal ivory in New York City’s Times Square.

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BREAKING: Arrest of Ivory Trafficking Tycoon

  • 06/05/15
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Police in Kenya have arrested several people in connection with two caches of illegal ivory seized in Thailand and Singapore respectively.

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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

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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