AFP (Mar. 30, 2016) Kenya launches a three-week amnesty to hand in ivory and rhino horn ahead of the world's biggest burning of ivory next month. The mass burning, the vast majority of its ivory and rhino horn ... watch video
AP (Apr. 7, 2014) A German registered container ship ran aground in Hong Kong on Sunday. The Hong Kong Marine Department said the ship ran aground after its main engine broke down and it drifted in the waters off Hong ... watch video
AFP (July 16, 2015) Rampant illegal trading in ivory in Hong Kong is pushing elephants towards extinction, conservationists said, reporting more ivory items on sale there than in any other city.
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AFP (Mar. 14, 2016) Wildlife authorities in Malawi burn 2.6 tonnes of ivory smuggled from Tanzania after a cross-border dispute over whether the elephant tusks should be saved as legal evidence against poachers.
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AFP (Apr. 4, 2016) The Kenya Wildlife Service launches the clearance of ivory from its secure strong rooms as it prepares for the huge burn set for the end of this month. Kenya is set to burn the vast majority of its ... watch video
Oct. 25, 2016 Scientists have long believed that the Isthmus of Panama emerged from the ocean three million years ago, triggering a massive interchange of species between the Americas in its wake. However, recent ... read more
Oct. 27, 2016 Global warming above 1.5°Celsius, the ideal limit set by the 2015 Paris Agreement, will change the Mediterranean region, producing ecosystems never seen throughout the last 10,000 years, a new study ... read more
Oct. 27, 2016 In the last decades, nanomaterials have gained broad scientific and technological interest due to their unusual properties compared to micrometre-sized materials. At this scale, matter shows ... read more
Oct. 27, 2016 Just a few natural gas wells account for more than half of the total volume of leaked methane gas in the United States, research indicates. Fixing leaks at those top emitters could significantly ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 Marine symbiotic bacteria may help to "fertilize" animal growth in the oceans. A microbiologist and colleagues have discovered that chemosynthetic bacteria in marine animals ... read more
Feb. 20, 2014 A bill introduced into the New York State Legislature proposing a sweeping ban on the sale of ivory in New York State, Assembly bill A8824, has been welcomed by the Wildlife Conservation Society. ... read more