Ivory trade

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'Remember the large rhino head?' Aus art dealer faces prison in US over ivory.

From his multimillion-dollar Australian terrace house, Graham Chen sold Asian art and antiquities that often went under the hammer for more than $100,000.

- Stuff - NZ

Donald Trump does rapid U-turn on African ivory imports policy after backlash.

Trump tweeted Friday that the policy had been "under study for years." He said he would put the decision "on hold" and review it with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Donald Trump will re-legalize importing endangered elephants' ivory and severed heads.

The Trump administration will reverse the Obama-era prohibition on importing taxidermied elephant heads and tusks from endangered wild African elephants from Zimbabwe and Zambia.

- Boing Boing - US

Trump's reversal of elephant trophy ban sparks debate.

Big game hunters are celebrating a Trump administration policy change, but animal rights advocates are furious. The Fish and Wildlife Service will allow hunters to bring so-called elephant trophies from Zambia and Zimbabwe into the U.S. The Obama administration had banned imports of ivory tusks and other elephant parts. Don ...


Trump to let Americans import ivory and hunting trophies again.

Donald Trump's administration is reversing a ban on the imports of elephant trophies—including ivory—from Zimbabwe and Zambia

- NewScientist - US

Trump administration says hunters can bring African elephant trophies into the U.S.

Massive ivory tusks from legally hunted African elephants can once again be brought into the United States. Although the Obama administration banned the importation of African elephant trophies in 2014, on Wednesday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed with ABC News that the ban had been lifted for Zimbabwe and ...

- Mashable! - US

The Trump administration plans to allow trophies of elephants hunted in Zimbabwe back into the US.

AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File The US Fish and Wildlife service will remove the ban against importing trophies from elephants killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back to the US. The Obama Administration put the ban in place in 2014 after elephant numbers dropped. Hunting advocacy groups cheered the move, while animal rights ...

- Business Insider - US