It is a familiar cause, but it has never been more urgent. Last year, tens of thousands of Africa's elephants were killed to supply illegal ivory to markets throughout the world. Increasingly, revenue generated from this blood ivory is being used to fuel war and terrorism in Africa.
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Monday 03 June 2013
Members of the Lord’s Resistance Army, a militia run by the fugitive warlord Joseph Kony, are killing elephants across Central Africa to raise funds, according to a report by watchdog organisations.
Tuesday 21 May 2013
The Archers' outgoing editor Vanessa Whitburn has denied that the drama has been competing with soaps such as EastEnders for sensational storylines.
Monday 15 April 2013
A Chinese vessel that ran into a protected coral reef in the south-western Philippines held evidence of even more environmental destruction inside: more than 10,000kg of meat from a protected species, the pangolin or scaly anteater.
Sunday 31 March 2013
The South African military says five air force members have died in the crash of a helicopter that was patrolling as part of an anti-rhino poaching operation.
Sunday 10 March 2013
A look ahead to this weekend's FA Cup clash at Old Trafford
Sunday 03 March 2013
The host nation for this weekend's global conservation gathering is called to account for its role in African elephant poaching
Thursday 28 February 2013
With illegal trade in rhinos and elephants soaring, East Asian countries are under pressure to cut demand
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Officials in one of India’s north-eastern states have asked federal investigators to help track down militants suspected of using automatic weapons to kill rare one-horned rhinos.
Thursday 31 January 2013
Britain’s largest accountancy firms help the Treasury draft financial legislation which they then use to help their clients evade tax, it was revealed today.
Tuesday 22 January 2013
The first ombudsman designed to crack down on the big supermarkets bullying suppliers in the £163bn grocery sector has been named by the Government.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Joyce once described Ireland as a priest-ridden country. God knows what he would have made of the Hebrides as presented in Peter May's accomplished trilogy, of which The Chessmen is the concluding volume. The influence of a hidebound church is all-pervasive and all-stultifying. But this is only part of the rich texture with which May has invested these books, elevating them above most contemporary crime fiction.
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