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Major wildlife products bust in DRC

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Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) seized $3.5 million worth of ivory, rhinoceros horn and pangolin scales in a joint operation with United...

Congo detains alleged ivory trafficker blamed for killings of park rangers...

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Park rangers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested a militia leader and alleged ivory trafficker whose fighters are accused of killing 19...

Singapore crushes ivory from around 300 elephants to deter illegal trade

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Singapore started crushing nine tonnes worth of elephant ivory on Tuesday, in what authorities said was the biggest such event globally in recent years...

Kenyan police arrest fugitive indicted in US for ivory, rhino horn...

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Kenyan police arrested a fugitive wanted in the United States on charges of trafficking ivory and rhino horn, who arrived in the coastal city...

Major ivory haul in Tanzania

Tanzania seized ivory tusks equivalent to killing at least 117 elephants, its tourism minister said, part of a drive to stamp out organised criminal...

ISS: China is proving key to reducing Africa’s wildlife trafficking

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China’s proactive stance against illicit wildlife trafficking in Africa in recent years has helped shift trends in this crime. Where cooperation has occurred with...

Record ivory haul in Singapore

Singapore seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for...

China seizes record ivory tusks, busts smuggling gang

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Chinese authorities seized 7.48 tonnes of smuggled ivory tusks last month, the biggest haul in recent years, as Beijing steps up a campaign against...

Uganda seizes ivory, pangolin scales worth an estimated $8 million

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Uganda seized a contraband shipment of ivory and pangolin scales it said was the largest the country had ever taken, with a market value...

Tons of ivory and pangolin scales seized in Vietnam

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Vietnamese authorities seized more than eight tonnes of pangolin scales and ivory in one of the south-east Asian country's largest wildlife trafficking...

More African ivory smuggled into China

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More African ivory is smuggled into China as Myanmar and Beijing's ban on trade in ivory failed to dampen imports, a report...

Three held for illegal possession of elephant ivory

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Three men have been arrested for the illegal possession and sale of elephant ivory in Midrand. "The arrest of these suspects and the...

Kenya court releases jailed ivory smuggler

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A court in Kenya's port city of Mombasa set free a man convicted by a lower court in July 2016 of smuggling...

Illegal ivory breezes past EU law – campaign group

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In spite of a ban, illegal ivory trading still flourishes in the European Union, as traders use a loophole allowing exchange of...

ISS: Decline in elephant poaching could be short-lived

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Elephant poaching in Africa has dropped for five consecutive years to levels last witnessed over a decade ago. The latest report by...

Leading ivory trade investigator found dead in Nairobi

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A prominent American investigator of the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade was found dead in his Nairobi home with a stab...

Huge haul of elephant tusks and pangolin scales in Ivory Coast

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Around 600 kg of elephant tusks and 600 kg of pangolin scales have been seized in Ivory Coast, ready to be sent...

HK court fines ivory trader $1,000 for illegal trading as China...

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A Hong Kong court found an ivory trader guilty of illegal ivory possession and imposed a relatively light penalty of an HK$8,000...

China begins ban on ivory sales

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A ban on ivory sales in China, the world's largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, took effect on Sunday with...

Zimbabwe seizes ivory destined for Malaysia

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An illegal 200kg shipment of ivory destined for Malaysia was seized at Zimbabwe's main airport, an official said. Security agents from Zimbabwe's Parks...

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