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Cambodia seizes record 3 tons of illegal ivory

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 00:50

Cambodian authorities intercepted 3 tons of illegal ivory today that was stashed in shipping containers, in the largest such seizure in the Southeast Asian country, an official said.

11,000 elephants lost to ivory poaching in Africa

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 13:01

Gabon`s Minkebe Park in Africa, home to the largest elephant population, has lost 11,000 elephants to ivory poaching since 2004, The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said.

Interpol seizes two tonnes of elephant ivory

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 09:40

The Interpol has seized nearly two tonnes of elephant ivory in an operation involving 14 African countries, including South Africa, it was announced here Tuesday.

Growing demand for ivory puts African elephant at risk

Last Updated: Monday, January 18, 2010, 17:58

The greed for ivory in Asia has led to a massive surge in the slaughter of African elephants in the past year, says an international wildlife organisation.