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IWMC.org - African Elephant & Ivory Trade
The total quantities concerned would be of 25.3, 13.8 and 20 tons, respectively. The conditions to be met before any trade in raw ivory ... raw ivory, because others have not been able or did not want to meet the conditions they have also to satisfy. This might concern Japan, the country of destination of the ivory ... of trade in raw ivory will be possible ...
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Sustainable solutions
CITES in 1997 allowing Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana to sell specified amounts of raw ivory from their ivory stores that emanated from natural mortality or problem animal control. Each of the successful ... issues that underpin wildlife protection. South Africa is proposing to sell a limited quantity of ivory and hides that will address both these issues Mohammed Valli Moosa is Minister of ...
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Rumble at The Hague : The US Position
... included in a proposal to establish annual quotas for export of raw ivory from elephants that have died of natural causes or have been ... for permission for annual sales of up to eight tons of ivory per year, plus sale of hides, leather goods, and live elephants ... on the conference agenda, including poaching of elephants and trade in ivory, the need for enhanced law enforcement, and the importance of ...
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WWF - African elephants - Threats
In the early 1970s, demand for ivory soared and the amount of ivory leaving Africa rose to levels not seen since the start of the century. Most of the ivory leaving Africa was taken illegally and over 80% of all the raw ivory ... Find out more about wildlife trade Introduction of the ivory ban As the "ivory ban" came into force in 1990, some countries ...
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DSWF - CITES & SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK
Trade in Endangered Species - to allow Namibia to export specialized ivory jewellery called ekipas on condition that the trade would be ... Middlemen involved in trafficking, interviewed in April 2007, described how raw ivory is being smuggled regularly into Namibia from Zambia and ... of over 300 new carved ivory items for sale. In all, over 460 carved ivory items (other than ekipas) were documented ...
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DSWF - CITES & SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK
Another proposal by Namibia to begin annual exports of 2 tonnes of raw ivory met resounding opposition, leaving a glimmer of hope that the 15 year ban on ivory trade may ...
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Cameroon-Canada-U.S. Ivory Smuggler Gets Five Years
Siyam, again operating from Cameroon, shipped the raw elephant ivory by international courier directly to the cooperating Ohio business owner's address. The shipment consisted of three wooden crates, with the raw ivory concealed inside terra cotta flower pots packaged within each crate. Also in 2003, additional shipments of ivory were sent to other ...
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Save the Elephants - Poaching in India to increase as China opens ivory market
African countries were allowed to sell a combined 108 tonnes of raw ivory as part of a one-off sale before a nine ... 2002, Singapore authorities seized six tonnes of ivory, including 532 raw ivory tusks and 40,810 ivory hankos (Japanese name for seals). A Japanese ... for Animal Welfare (IFAW). An IFAW survey of Asian ivory markets showed the ivory from Asian elephants was considered superior in Japan for ...
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Ivory scoop for China
Since the CITES trade ban, international commercial trade in ivory has legally taken place only once, in 1997, when a one-off sale of raw ivory was approved for Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. The African Elephant range states who export ivory ...
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Save the Elephants - Sudan busts illegal ivory trading ring
Elephants > Communication > Elephant News Service > News reader Sudan busts illegal ivory trading ring Sudan busts illegal ivory trading ring Agence France Presse AUgust 6, 2008 KHARTOUM (AFP) -- Sudan ... 1995. The conservation group has pointed to a thriving domestic ivory market in Sudan. It says much of the raw material originates in neighbouring countries, particularly the Central African ...
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