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

Rainforest Rescue Petition to Yahoo: Stop Ivory Trafficking NOW!

Yahoo’s Japanese online commerce platforms are a hub for ivory from dubious sources. The internet giant is thus making itself an accomplice to the poachers that are driving the world’s elephants to extinction. Tell Yahoo to get out… Read More