China Criticized for Legalizing Use of Tiger Bone & Rhino Horn in Medicine


The decision reverses a 25-year ban on using the products. Conservationists say it could provide cover for illegal activities and threaten endangered animals.


China's Ivory Ban Pushes Illegal Trade to Neighboring Countries, Study Shows


New research shows the ban has shut down the formerly legal ivory market. But the illegal ivory trade is still alive and kicking.


New Threats Emerge as Rhino Numbers Recover

Ramesh Bhushal

Rhino numbers have slowly recovered after stringent steps against hunting and poaching, but climate change and invasive species offer new threats.


WWF Launches ‘Stop Buying Ivory’ Campaign in China

ZiQing Low

A new campaign seeks to change consumer behavior and push the Chinese government to implement an ivory sales ban within the next two years.  


Hong Kong Proposes Ban on Ivory Trade by 2021

Shuhei Omi

A new bad in Hong Kong on the ivory trade could be implemented within five years, but many are asking why that could not come sooner.

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