CONSERVATION NEWS

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U.S. lifts ban on some elephant trophy imports

By Bruno Vander Velde

November 16, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the remains of legally hunted elephants in two African countries can be imported into the United States.
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Our critical allies for elephants

By M. Sanjayan, Ph.D.

August 12, 2017
Elephants illustrate a core truth about conservation work: It must be done alongside local communities.
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New capital of the U.S. ivory trade: Washington, D.C.?

By Bruno Vander Velde

July 28, 2017
Washington, D.C. appears to be the new hub of the country’s ivory trade, according to a report released Wednesday.
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