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“ivory”

Aug 27, 2015 12:45 PM ET
In three years, and in spite of efforts to stop the slaughter, more than 100,000 elephants were killed for their ivory. What stands in the way of ending illegal poaching?
Aug 26, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
More than two tons of ivory were crushed, in a country renowned for being a hub for illegal tusks.
Jul 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // AFP
Hong Kong is the third-largest ivory smuggling hub, after Kenya and Tanzania, according to a new report.
Jun 19, 2015 02:52 PM ET // AFP
The crushing of ivory tusks is meant to show that the U.S. won't tolerate wildlife crimes.
May 26, 2015 09:26 AM ET // AFP
Poaching elephants for their ivory, prized in Asia for trinkets, is rampant in Africa.
Apr 2, 2015 07:21 AM ET
In Zimbabwe, the transformation from poacher to elephant savior isn't just a personal choice, it is a financial one.
Aug 19, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The insatiable demand for ivory is causing a dramatic decline in the number of African elephants.
Jun 16, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Popular resident of Tsavo National Park in Kenya had tusks so big they were recognizable even from the air.
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