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eBay Bans Ivory Trading to Protect Endangered Elephants

eBay Bans Ivory Trading to Protect Endangered Elephants

SAN JOSE, California, October 22, 2008 (ENS) – The top online auction site, eBay, has announced that it will no longer allow the trading of ivory on its websites as of January 1, 2009. In reviewing the complex issue of ivory trading, eBay consulted with the World Wildlife Fund, the International Fund for Animal Welfare,…

African Elephant Countries Strategize to Thwart Poaching

African Elephant Countries Strategize to Thwart Poaching

BAMAKO, Mali, February 6, 2008 (ENS) – Elephant conservation and anti-ivory trade initiatives are the focus of a meeting that opened today here with delegates from 17 African elephant range states. Organizers say there is potential for the formation of a coalition of like-minded states that will work towards strengthening elephant conservation. The gathering is…