Tag: elephant conservation

global warming and climate change Tanzania

All Countries Must Kill Ivory Markets China will widen a ban on ivory imports as it comes under pressure to restrict a trade which sees thousands of African elephants slaughtered every year, including hundreds across Tanzania. Imports of all ivory and ivory products acquired before 1975 will be banned until the end of the decade, the State […]

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ivory smuggling Tanzania

Ivory Lures Blood Money “The word ‘ivory’ rang in the air, was whispered, was sighed. You would think they were praying to it.” — Joseph Conrad in Heart of Darkness. Conrad wrote more than a century ago, when there were no laws against shooting elephants. If anything, today’s restrictions on the ivory trade have only increased […]

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