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Crusader Who Saved Elephants From Poachers Is Shot Dead in Tanzania.

Wayne Lotter, who helped found an organization to combat poaching and the ivory trade, was killed when two men opened the door to his car and one of them shot him.

- International NY Times - US

Top anti-poaching campaigner Wayne Lotter shot dead in Tanzania.

South African Lotter had received numerous death threats as he battled international ivory-trafficking.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

In the land of ebony, a sanctuary for ivory.

Sri Lankan facility raises calves orphaned by poachers, human development The post In the land of ebony, a sanctuary for ivory appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Six people arrested in connection with 360 kg of ivory in Dar.

 Police are holding six people in connection with 28 elephant tusks weighing 360 kilograms which were seized at a warehouse in Mbezi Beach, Dar es Salaam. 

- TheCitizen - TZ

Elephant conservationist in Tanzania gunned down by suspected ivory poachers.

A renowned conservationist who devoted his life to stopping the runaway slaughter of elephants in East Africa has been shot and killed by suspected ivory poachers.

- FOX News - US

Top elephant conservationist shot dead in Tanzania: colleagues.

TANZANIA, Dar-es-Salaam, Aug 18 - A leading conservationist who had worked hard to bring down notorious elephant poachers and stop ivory-trafficking, has been shot dead in Tanzania, his PAMS Foundation said Thursday. “We are heartbroken to share the news that PAMS Foundation co-founder, Wayne Lotter was shot and ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Top elephant conservationist shot dead in Tanzania: colleagues.

A leading conservationist who had worked hard to bring down notorious elephant poachers and stop ivory-trafficking, has been shot dead in Tanzania, his PAMS foundation said Thursday

- The Daily Star - LB

Anti-poaching activist shot dead in Tanzania; motive unclear.

NAIROBI - A prominent conservationist who worked on high profile ivory smuggling cases has been shot dead in Tanzania, colleagues said on Tuesday, although the motive for the killing was unclear.

- Reuters - US

Egyptian arrested over ivory smuggling.

According to Section 200 D of the East African Community Customs Management Act 2004, it is illegal to acquire prohibited goods and the offence attracts a jail sentence of not longer than five years or a penalty of 50 per cent of dutiable value of the goods or both

- Daily Monitor - UG

Woolly Mammoths Are Long Gone, But The Hunt For Their Ivory Tusks Lives On.

Last year China banned the sale of commercial elephant ivory. But that's led to another illicit trade — in woolly mammoth tusks — that is having a severe impact on Siberia's permafrost.

- NPR - US

Elephant-Friendly Ivory.

Ivory is not art. Except when it graces a living elephant. But vegetable ivory? That's a different matter. Yep, you read that right. According to Wikipedia, vegetable ivory is a product made from the very hard white endosperm of the seeds of certain palm trees.' Six species of palm trees, to be precise, belonging to The ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Secrecy and Suspicion Surround Trump's Deregulation Teams

By Robert Faturechi / ProPublica and Danielle Ivory / The New York Times ProPublica and The New York Times identify more possible conflicts of interest among White House appointees. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Scientists Leak Study on Global Heating Before Trump Can Suppress it August 7, 2017 Ocean Trash

- Truthdig - US

Secrecy and Suspicion Surround Trump's Deregulation Teams

By Robert Faturechi / ProPublica and Danielle Ivory / The New York Times ProPublica and The New York Times identify more possible conflicts of interest among White House appointees. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Oliver Stone Questions Why Congress Voted to Sanction Russia August 8, 2017 Trump's Vacation Offers Us a Short ...

- Truthdig - US

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