LETTER: U.S. House Of Representatives letter to Japan Regarding Ivory
On September 9, 2016 a bipartisan coalition of 16 members of the United States House Representatices sent a letter to Japanese Ambassador Kenichir Sasae urging the government of Japan to enact a ban on their domestic trade in ivory.
Last week, the wildlife conservationist community, and more importantly the world’s elephants, lost one of their most important and avid champions when Daphne Sheldrick, savior of hundreds of orphaned African elephants, died on April 12 in Nairobi at the age of 83.
EIA condemns the establishment of Rhino Horn Trade Africa (RHTA), an initiative launched yesterday by the South Africa-based Private Rhino Owners Association (PROA).
Japan’s demand for hanko made of elephant ivory is a modern phenomenon driven by the country’s ivory industry.
日本における象牙製ハンコへの需要の興りは、 象牙業界がもたらした現代的な現象である。「ハ ンコ」は、円筒形をした、氏名を押捺するスタンプ である。
Nearly 200 retailers in Japan are willing to sell ivory hanko knowing the sought-after name seals are destined for export which is illegal, a new investigation reveals.
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) commends the International Whaling Commission (IWC) for passing by consensus a new Resolution focused on addressing the impacts of anthropogenic underwater noise on cetaceans.
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A short video about the endangered population of beluga whales in the Cook Inlet
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