China to ban Ivory trade by end of 2017 - TVC News

China will ban all ivory trade and processing by the end of 2017 in a move hailed by conservationists as a “game changer” for African elephants. African ivory is highly sought after in China, where it is seen as a status symbol with prices for a kilo ...

Fromer Tanzanian president commends China for banning ivory trade - Xinhua

DAR ES SALAAM, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa on Saturday commended China for banning ivory trade and urged other countries across the world to follow suit. "The banning of ivory trade in other countries like what ...

Hundreds protest against elephant trade in Tanzania - Mexico Star

Dar es Salaam - Around 500 people, half from the Chinese community, protested in Dar es Salaam on Saturday to call for the protection of elephants against poachers. The so-called "walk for elephants" saw the demonstrators, including the Chinese ...

Following China Ivory Ban, Netflix Docu 'The Ivory Game' Made Official Selection At Beijing International Film Festival - Deadline

As if to make it real, Netflix's documentary The Ivory Game has been selected as an official selection at the state-run 2017 Beijing International Film Festival, just over two weeks after China's vow to ban the ivory trade by the end of 2017. Related ...

Tanzanian officials, wildlife advocates hail China's ivory ban - Coastweek

DAR ES SALAAM (Xinhua) -- Tanzania welcomed China's latest decision to ban ivory trade and processing activities, saying the move marked a historic milestone in efforts to save the giant mammals from poaching. The country's Minister for Natural ...