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Cast of "The Walking Dead" Speaks Out Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

Rick Grimes and his zombie SWAT team are back in front of the camera, only this time the “hordes of relentless killers” they’re facing are driven not by human flesh…

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This is What 105 Tons of Ivory Going Up in Flames Looks Like

Photos by Ben Curtis for Associated Press Kenya just made a statement on illegal poaching that the world won’t soon forget. At a ceremony in Nairobi National Park on Saturday,…

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Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger "Terminate" Ivory Tusk on Camera

Arnold Schwarzenegger is addressing ivory poaching in the only way he knows how: by blowing stuff up. The actor and former California governor recently “terminated” a piece…

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Oscar De La Renta Denies Using Elephant Skin in Shoes

Photo by Shutterstock Oscar De La Renta has come out swinging after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals alleged on its website that the e-tailer Gilt was selling a style of the…

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"Earth Focus: Illicit Ivory" Reveals Devastating Effects of Ivory Trade

The ivory trade is among the most complex, brutal, and increasing dire problems facing the planet today. In 1980, there were 1.2 million African elephants. Now, there are fewer than…

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It's Official: New York State Enacts Law to Combat Illegal Ivory Trade

Photo by lev radin/Shutterstock New York State is commemorating World Elephant Day by enacting a law that toughens criminal and civil sanctions for parties involved in the illegal ivory…

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New Jersey Enacts Historic Ban on Ivory, Rhino Horn Trade

Photo by Shuttestock New Jersey governor Chris Christie signed into law on Tuesday a bill ending the sale of ivory and rhinoceros horn. The legislation, the first statewide ban of its…

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New Jersey Passes Historic Bill to Ban Sale of Elephant Ivory, Rhino Horn

Photo by Shutterstock This week, New Jersey’s legislature took a brave step against elephant poaching, by passing a bill that eliminates the trade in ivory and rhinoceros horn.…

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Hong Kong to Incinerate 30-Ton Stockpile of Contraband Ivory

Photos by Kin Cheung for Associated Press Hong Kong’s 30-ton stash of illegal ivory is going up in smoke. The semi-autonomous Chinese region begins on Thursday the first of a…

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Jane Goodall: Prince William Wants Buckingham Palace Ivory Destroyed

Photo by Featureflash/Shutterstock Prince William isn’t a fan of ivory. The Duke of Cambridge, who recently attended the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in London with his…

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Ke$ha Detained by Homeland Security After Allegedly Smuggling Ivory

Photo by Martin Lehmann/Shutterstock Pop star Ke$ha, a self-professed animal-rights activist, was allegedly detained by the Department of Homeland Security a year ago for attempting to…

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Online Petition Claims Google is Promoting Illegal Ivory Trade Abroad

Photo by Shutterstock As a company, Google has a pretty green reputation, funding green energy efforts around the world. But surprisingly, the Iternet giant is not completely ethically…

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"Sex and the City's" Kristin Davis: "Ivory is Basically a Blood Diamond"

Photo by s_bukley/Shutterstock Kristin Davis isn’t just saying no to ivory, she’s taken to calling it the “new blood diamond.” The actress, best known for…

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Suno's Upcycled-Fabric Sneakers Benefit Wildlife Conservation in Kenya

Shout hallelujah because Suno’s getting happy again with a fresh crop of sneakers in six zesty new prints. Ethically crafted in Kenya from fabric offcuts and recycled rubber, the…

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