China to Ban Elephant Ivory Trade in 2017

Originally published by MongaBay.com: The Chinese government today announced it will close its domestic commercial ivory market by the end of 2017. Conservationists are applauding the move, calling it a “game-changer” for elephants, which are being rapidly driven… Read More

Tell the EU to Stop Aiding Ivory Traffickers

Via Rainforest Rescue: Poachers kill an African elephant every 15 minutes on average. Despite the desperate situation of Africa’s wildlife icons, the EU opposes a total ban on ivory sales that would be crucial to elephants’ survival. Tell the EU not to make itself… Read More