ivory trade

While Brexit and other political change dominates headlines, conservation is quietly the biggest and most vital battle that we face for the survival of wildlife and habitats.
The focus of today's bill is too narrow - Labour wants to protect all ivory-bearing species
The clock is ticking for elephants and we are at a tipping point for their future survival
Poachers and animal traffickers are taking advantage of remote ivory trade routes to smuggle pangolin parts to Chinese and Vietnamese buyers.
Animal traffickers are taking advantage of remote ivory trade routes.
I love to photograph the wildlife I encounter on my travels, but the most memorable moments are inevitably those that I didn't
They are the world's largest surviving land mammals. They are highly intelligent and intensely social, immensely strong yet
Here in the UK, the situation that many people find themselves in is that they may be an unwilling ivory owner. They may have a bit of dead elephant on their mantelpiece, maybe a bit of dead elephant in their jewellery box, maybe a bit of dead elephant in their hallway. And, maybe, they don't want it - they didn't buy it, or they bought it before they knew the true cause and effect of buying ivory.
On 31st March the last of China's legal ivory factories were closed. China is widely seen as the biggest marketplace for
This hardline approach is an example to us all and demonstrates the sort of progressive determination that is critical to making real change happen. Each country needs to work on its solutions to the elephant crisis because the future of these stunning animals is in our hands.