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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.

China wakes up, cracking down on illegal ivory trade

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 19:01

China, the world`s biggest consumer of trafficked ivory, has signalled its intent to crack down on the thriving illegal trade by destroying over six tonnes of confiscated tusks and carved pieces.

Radiation from past nuclear testing may help track illegal ivory trade

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 11:55

A new method for dating elephant tusks has been devised by the researchers to make it easier to enforce the ivory ban and save the African elephant from extinction.

Huge illegal ivory seizure in Dubai: Report

Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 08:45

Customs authorities in Dubai have seized ivory worth as much as 15 million dirhams (USD 4.1 million) from more than 100 poached elephants.

Malaysia seizes 1,000 elephant tusks: Reports

Last Updated: Saturday, September 03, 2011, 13:32

The wildlife watchdog, says that the illegal ivory trade has been rising globally since 2004 largely due to increasing demand in China.