China Ivory Prosecution: A Success Exposes Fundamental Failure
Bryan Christy, A Voice for Elephants May 30, 2013
Chinese media reported last week that China has convicted a major ivory seller in Fujian and his accomplices for their role in an international ivory trafficking scheme that smuggled nearly eight tonnes of ivory out of Kenya, Tanzania, and Nigeria.
The arrest and conviction of a government-accredited ivory trader …Read More
Elephant Slaughter Editorial, New York Times
September 8, 2012
Not long ago it looked as though elephant poaching in Africa was on the downswing, in part because of more rigorous enforcement of a global ban on trade in most elephant ivory imposed in 1989. That moment is gone and with it, elephants in the tens of thousands every …Read More