Ivory Smuggling


'Ivory Smuggling' - 10 News Result(s)

  • Singapore Seizes Ivory From Nearly 300 Elephants In Record Haul

    Singapore Seizes Ivory From Nearly 300 Elephants In Record Haul

    Singapore said on Tuesday it had seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for the illegal wildlife trade.

  • Chinese "Ivory Queen" Smuggler Sentenced To 15 Years Jail In Tanzania

    Chinese "Ivory Queen" Smuggler Sentenced To 15 Years Jail In Tanzania

    A prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the "Ivory Queen" was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian court on Tuesday for smuggling the tusks of more than 350 elephants, weighing nearly 2 tonnes, to Asia.

  • Remember Veerappan? Cop Who Led The Final Encounter Pens A Tell All Book

    Remember Veerappan? Cop Who Led The Final Encounter Pens A Tell All Book

    Remember Veerappan? Karnataka and Tamil Nadu will take a long time to forget the forest outlaw who poached elephants for their ivory, smuggled sandalwood, killed many policemen and forest officers, kidnapped tourists and a Kannada superstar - Rajkumar. Veerappan was killed in 2004 after years of police effort - and the man who headed the operation,...

  • Vietnam Seizes 619 Kilograms Of Ivory Smuggled From Africa

    Vietnam Seizes 619 Kilograms Of Ivory Smuggled From Africa

    Vietnamese authorities have seized 619 kilograms (1,362 pounds) of ivory illegally shipped in from Africa after finding 4 tons at the same port over the past two months, state media and an official said Friday.

  • Billion Dollar Ivory and Gold Trade Fuelling Democratic Republic of Congo War: UN

    Billion Dollar Ivory and Gold Trade Fuelling Democratic Republic of Congo War: UN

    Smuggling of ivory, gold and timber worth over a billion dollars a year is fuelling war by funding dozens of rebel groups in Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN report warned today.

  • Ivory Smuggling 'Kingpin' Arrested in Tanzania

    A suspected organized crime boss alleged to be a leading figure in the illegal ivory trade has been arrested by Interpol agents in Tanzania, officials said today.

  • Study: 20,000 Elephants Poached in Africa in 2013

    Study: 20,000 Elephants Poached in Africa in 2013

    More than 20,000 elephants were poached last year in Africa where large seizures of smuggled ivory eclipsed those in Asia for the first time, international wildlife regulators said on Friday.

  • Chinese Man Gets 70 Months in US Prison for Smuggling Ivory

    Chinese Man Gets 70 Months in US Prison for Smuggling Ivory

    A Chinese antiques dealer was sentenced to 70 months in prison on Tuesday as the ringleader of a crew that smuggled rhinoceros horn and elephant ivory artifacts from the United States to China.

  • 2,500 elephants killed in 2011 for ivory

    2,500 elephants killed in 2011 for ivory

    Around 2,500 elephants were slaughtered across the world for ivory this year, according to a report by an environmental agency. Experts from Washington-based Traffic environment agency said it has been the worst year for the animals since ivory sales were banned in 1989, the Daily Mail reported.

  • Jaipur: City police arrest duo for smuggling ivory idols

    Jaipur police have arrested two persons allegedly involved in the illegal trade of idols from Kalwar Road. Acting on a tip-off, the police laid a trap to nab Mukesh Saini and Mahendra Jangir who came to city to sell the ivory idols.After preliminary investigation, police said the duo got these idols from Jhunjhunu district and were trying to sell t...

'Ivory Smuggling' - 10 News Result(s)

  • Singapore Seizes Ivory From Nearly 300 Elephants In Record Haul

    Singapore Seizes Ivory From Nearly 300 Elephants In Record Haul

    Singapore said on Tuesday it had seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for the illegal wildlife trade.

  • Chinese "Ivory Queen" Smuggler Sentenced To 15 Years Jail In Tanzania

    Chinese "Ivory Queen" Smuggler Sentenced To 15 Years Jail In Tanzania

    A prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the "Ivory Queen" was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian court on Tuesday for smuggling the tusks of more than 350 elephants, weighing nearly 2 tonnes, to Asia.

  • Remember Veerappan? Cop Who Led The Final Encounter Pens A Tell All Book

    Remember Veerappan? Cop Who Led The Final Encounter Pens A Tell All Book

    Remember Veerappan? Karnataka and Tamil Nadu will take a long time to forget the forest outlaw who poached elephants for their ivory, smuggled sandalwood, killed many policemen and forest officers, kidnapped tourists and a Kannada superstar - Rajkumar. Veerappan was killed in 2004 after years of police effort - and the man who headed the operation,...

  • Vietnam Seizes 619 Kilograms Of Ivory Smuggled From Africa

    Vietnam Seizes 619 Kilograms Of Ivory Smuggled From Africa

    Vietnamese authorities have seized 619 kilograms (1,362 pounds) of ivory illegally shipped in from Africa after finding 4 tons at the same port over the past two months, state media and an official said Friday.

  • Billion Dollar Ivory and Gold Trade Fuelling Democratic Republic of Congo War: UN

    Billion Dollar Ivory and Gold Trade Fuelling Democratic Republic of Congo War: UN

    Smuggling of ivory, gold and timber worth over a billion dollars a year is fuelling war by funding dozens of rebel groups in Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN report warned today.

  • Ivory Smuggling 'Kingpin' Arrested in Tanzania

    A suspected organized crime boss alleged to be a leading figure in the illegal ivory trade has been arrested by Interpol agents in Tanzania, officials said today.

  • Study: 20,000 Elephants Poached in Africa in 2013

    Study: 20,000 Elephants Poached in Africa in 2013

    More than 20,000 elephants were poached last year in Africa where large seizures of smuggled ivory eclipsed those in Asia for the first time, international wildlife regulators said on Friday.

  • Chinese Man Gets 70 Months in US Prison for Smuggling Ivory

    Chinese Man Gets 70 Months in US Prison for Smuggling Ivory

    A Chinese antiques dealer was sentenced to 70 months in prison on Tuesday as the ringleader of a crew that smuggled rhinoceros horn and elephant ivory artifacts from the United States to China.

  • 2,500 elephants killed in 2011 for ivory

    2,500 elephants killed in 2011 for ivory

    Around 2,500 elephants were slaughtered across the world for ivory this year, according to a report by an environmental agency. Experts from Washington-based Traffic environment agency said it has been the worst year for the animals since ivory sales were banned in 1989, the Daily Mail reported.

  • Jaipur: City police arrest duo for smuggling ivory idols

    Jaipur police have arrested two persons allegedly involved in the illegal trade of idols from Kalwar Road. Acting on a tip-off, the police laid a trap to nab Mukesh Saini and Mahendra Jangir who came to city to sell the ivory idols.After preliminary investigation, police said the duo got these idols from Jhunjhunu district and were trying to sell t...

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