The court's recent decision to overturn the moratorium will let the trade commence as soon as the legislation is final.
The fallen woman, who was not identified, died after the tusk of an elephant entered her lower back and went through her chest.
Few days ago China officially released a notice, closing the first of its state-licensed ivory carving factories and retailers, as part of their "orderly process" to end the widespread poaching of elephants in Africa by the end of 2017 and protect their remaining population.
China just announced a major turning point in the fight against illegal poaching -- banning ivory trading and processing by the end of March 2017.
The Duke of Cambridge delivered a speech at an international convention in Vietnam, and he highlighted the need to end the worrying increase of animals being poached up to this day and age.
Oblivious to the ivory trade bran, Uttar Pradesh Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIC) Deputy CEO A K Shukla invited everyone to the ongoing Khadi Mahotsav in Lucknow, which features the sale of artisanal items made from elephant ivory by locals.
The severity of elephant poaching in South Africa has escalated through the years, and this could still worsen. A new study reveals that it would take about a century, 90 years to be exact, for elephants to re-breed and overcome what they have lost.
Elephant poaching has been one of the biggest problems in Zimbabwe’s wildlife sanctuary. Wildlife authorities will deploy aerial drones to fight poachers.
The Hong Kong ivory ban should take effect by 2021, says the proposal on phasing out the elephant ivory trade in China's Special Administrative region, but lawmakers deem that a five-year wait is too long.
Elephants in Tanzania’s Selous reserve could be wiped out by 2022 because of poaching and mining.
Illegal trafficking and poaching of rhinos, elephants and pangolins, and others in South Africa were the topics in a recent talk by a Wild Tomorrow Fund ecologist, at Audubon Greenwich, in Connecticut. Researchers say there is hope despite a seemingly grim future for the animals.
Of the numerous ornamental plants illegally sold in Southeast Asia, over 80 percent are wild orchids. Researchers from the National University of Singapore strongly suggest enforcing restrictions to preserve the country's botanical diversity.
In the first unified effort to move against wildlife trafficking in the U.S. and abroad, the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance has formed and plans to meet in the fall. Who will be its members?
Protecting African elephants may become easier with intrepid sniffer dogs, recently graduated from a training program in Africa. They're being installed in which cities' ports?