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Fighting Wildlife Crime: New U.S. Strategy Broadens Scope

By Laura Parker President Obama’s new national strategy to combat illegal wildlife trafficking around the globe is intended to be far more sweeping than curbing the poaching of African elephants. It is also aimed at combating organized crime in ...

United States Tightens the Noose on the Ivory Trade

On Tuesday the Obama Administration announced a national strategy on wildlife trafficking, including new restrictions on the ivory trade designed to create “a near complete ban” on the commercial sale of African elephant ivory in the U.S. Read the ...