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
July 29, 2016 The amount of vegetation along the Georgia coast has declined significantly in the last 30 years, spurring concerns about the overall health of marshland ecosystems in the area, warn ... read more
July 28, 2016 Plastic "continents" are not static. Based on the oceanic circulation modelling work conducted in the Pacific, researchers have recently shown that there are exit currents ... read more
July 28, 2016 Deep down below us is a tug of war moving at less than the speed of growing fingernails. Keeping your balance is not a concern, but how the movement happens has been debated ... read more
July 28, 2016 It stands to reason in a healthy environment that prey should always vastly outnumber the predators that eat them. But researchers have found that sometimes, even in the most ... 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
June 20, 2013 No matter how we jump, roll, sit, or lie down, our brain manages to maintain a visual representation of the world that stays upright relative to the pull of gravity. But a new study of rider ... read more