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Ivory worth $5m seized in Hong Kong | World news | theguardian.com

Ivory worth $5m seized in Hong Kong | World news | theguardian.com | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
China's growing presence in Africa blamed as illegal containers of tusks and rhino horns found in Nigerian containers.
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Dubai seizes 259 elephant tusks in 'furniture' shipment

Dubai seizes 259 elephant tusks in 'furniture' shipment | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Worth millions in illegal trade, a shipment of elephant tusks was labeled as furniture and came from Kenya.
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Elephant tusks illegally poached

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MSN.com photo: Philippines gather poached elephant tusks to be destroyed to curb illegal ivory trade and killing elephants

 

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June 21, 2013: Workers arrange stockpiled ivory tusks set to be destroyed in Quezon City, Philippines, on June 21. At least five tons of smuggled elephant tusks were destroyed at the Philippine parks and wildlife grounds to raise awareness of the intensified effort to curb wildlife poaching. The Philippines is one of eight countries of priority and concern in the illegal ivory trade, particularly because of the nation's role as a trade route and transit country for elephant tusks originating from Kenya, Uganda and Zambia. ...less (MSN.com)

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