Africa lauds Britain's proposed ivory trade ban - Xinhua

Africa lauds Britain's proposed ivory trade banXinhuaNAIROBI, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- A coalition of 15 African countries Friday welcomed a proposal by Britain on a full ban on domestic ivory sales. The countries that are part of the Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI), an African-led initiative to stop ...and more »

UK to Extend Ivory Trade Ban - NewsBeat Social

UK to Extend Ivory Trade BanNewsBeat SocialUNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — The UK government is planning to extend its ban on the sale and export of ivory. Environment Secretary Michael Gove put forward a consultation Oct. 6 that would outlaw the trade in ivory of all ages. The UK currently ...and more »

Britain to ban sale and export of ivory - Channel 4 News

Channel 4 NewsBritain to ban sale and export of ivoryChannel 4 NewsIt “shames our generation”. That's how Environment Secretary Michael Gove described the killing of elephants for ivory, as he announced plans for a near total ban on trade in ivory in the UK. The government insists the plans are driven by concern for ...and more »

Is the UK lagging behind on stopping the ivory trade? - Channel 4 News

Channel 4 NewsIs the UK lagging behind on stopping the ivory trade?Channel 4 NewsThe government has launched a consultation today that proposes to ban the domestic ivory trade in the UK. It's already illegal to trade ivory internationally, but some countries allow antiques to be sold domestically. At the moment, the UK is one of ...and more »

The Tories' Ivory Ban Could Be A Major Victory For Pro-Corbyn Online News Sites - BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed NewsThe Tories' Ivory Ban Could Be A Major Victory For Pro-Corbyn Online News SitesBuzzFeed NewsIn the final week of May, more people shared stories about the party's ivory policy than about its U-turn on the dementia tax, according to data collated by BuzzFeed News. Posted on October 6, 2017, at 8:32 a.m.. Jim Waterson. BuzzFeed UK Political Editor.and more »

Plans for near-total ban on ivory sales set out by Michael Gove - NW Evening Mail

NW Evening MailPlans for near-total ban on ivory sales set out by Michael GoveNW Evening MailPRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday October 6, 2017. See PA story ENVIRONMENT Ivory. Photo credit should read: WWF/James Morgan/PA Wire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday October 6, 2017. See PA story ENVIRONMENT ...and more »

Michael Gove announces ivory ban - then admits he has a piano at home - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukMichael Gove announces ivory ban - then admits he has a piano at homeMirror.co.ukMichael Gove hit the airwaves this morning, trumpeting his plans to ban the sale of ivory to all who would listen. And then someone asked him if he had a piano at home. The sale of almost all ivory including "antique" items would be banned under plans ...and more »

Win for Elephants! The UK Is FINALLY Moving to End the Ivory Trade - One Green Planet

One Green PlanetWin for Elephants! The UK Is FINALLY Moving to End the Ivory TradeOne Green PlanetThe UK is taking a serious step to protect elephants and stop poachers – the country is about to ban the ivory trade. The new regulation includes the prohibition of sale and export of almost all items made out of ivory. The new ban comes as a ...and more »

Government proposes ivory trade ban in victory for Duke of Cambridge - Hi-tech Beacon

Hi-tech BeaconGovernment proposes ivory trade ban in victory for Duke of CambridgeHi-tech BeaconAn estimated 20,000 elephants are killed every year in Hong Kong and Asia to feed the global ivory trade and conservationists, in the United Kingdom led by Prince William, warn that unless action is taken elephants could become extinct in some ...and more »

Prince William Just Scored a Huge Win for These 'Iconic and Treasured' Animals - PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.comPrince William Just Scored a Huge Win for These 'Iconic and Treasured' AnimalsPEOPLE.comRoyal victory! Prince William scored a big win in his longtime campaign for the welfare of elephants and rhinos. The U.K government announced Friday that it is working towards banning the sales of almost all ivory. Environment Secretary Michael Gove ...and more »

British government proposes ban on ivory sales to save elephants - USA TODAY

USA TODAYBritish government proposes ban on ivory sales to save elephantsUSA TODAYLONDON — The British government has proposed to ban the sale of nearly all ivory in a bid to protect elephants from poaching. The United Kingdom is the world's biggest exporter of legal ivory, and the biggest exporter of legal ivory to Hong Kong and ...and more »

The UK government makes another massive U-turn that's straight out of Labour's playbook - The Canary

The CanaryThe UK government makes another massive U-turn that's straight out of Labour's playbookThe CanaryIn August, the UK found itself in the odious position of becoming the world's largest exporter of ivory. And the Conservative Party manifesto for 2017's general election didn't mention the ivory trade at all; an industry that is rapidly wiping ...and more »

United Kingdom ivory trade ban to help end 'shame' of elephant poaching - AppsforPCdaily

AppsforPCdailyUnited Kingdom ivory trade ban to help end 'shame' of elephant poachingAppsforPCdailyIt is legal in the United Kingdom at present to sell ivory carved before 1947 but that exemption would be removed under proposals to be announced today by Michael Gove, the environment secretary. A ban on ivory sales is to be strengthened under plans ...and more »

UK proposes near-total ban on sale of ivory products - Business Standard

UK proposes near-total ban on sale of ivory productsBusiness StandardThe UK government today unveiled plans to impose a near-total ban on the sale and export of ivory products, a move that is likely give a boost to global elephant conservation plan. UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced a consultation to end ...and more »

Britain to ban the sale of ivory - Financial Times

Financial TimesBritain to ban the sale of ivoryFinancial TimesBritain will ban sales of ivory, with limited exceptions including for museum pieces, under plans announced by the government on Friday. Michael Gove, the environment secretary, said that he wanted to “get as close to a total ban as possible” and that ...and more »

UK Government Announces Plan To Ban Ivory Sales And Exportation - LADbible

LADbibleUK Government Announces Plan To Ban Ivory Sales And ExportationLADbibleThe British Government has outlined a proposal to ban the selling and exporting of ivory products of all ages. Environment Minister Michael Gove hopes the plan will help protect elephants from poachers by removing the incentives to collect the ivory ...and more »

Michael Gove: We must block the ivory trade before elephants become extinct - Evening Standard

Evening StandardMichael Gove: We must block the ivory trade before elephants become extinctEvening StandardCould we ever look our grandchildren in the eye if we were the generation on whose watch the African elephant became extinct? There is a magnificence and beauty to the elephant that makes it an iconic species, but also an increasingly endangered one.and more »

UK ministers bow to Prince William with plan to ban ivory and tackle 'shameful' elephant poaching - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKUK ministers bow to Prince William with plan to ban ivory and tackle 'shameful' elephant poachingInternational Business Times UKThe sale and export of almost all ivory could be banned in the UK under new plans set out by the government. The surprise move, which had been removed from the Conservative Party's 2017 election manifesto, comes following pressure from activists who ...and more »

Britain announces plan to ban antique ivory trade - Digital Journal

Digital JournalBritain announces plan to ban antique ivory tradeDigital JournalBritain on Friday outlined plans for a near-total ban on trade in antique ivory, bowing to pressure from campaigners who say that poachers are exploiting loopholes in the current regulations. Announcing the plan, Environment Secretary Michael Gove said ...and more »

UK Takes Significant Step Towards Ivory Ban - Natural Resources Defense Council

Natural Resources Defense CouncilUK Takes Significant Step Towards Ivory BanNatural Resources Defense CouncilThe last few years have seen a number of countries close their ivory markets as a way to help curb the current poaching crisis, which is driving elephants towards extinction. Indeed, the U.S. placed a near-total ban on its ivory market between 2014 and ...and more »