A ton of ivory was crushed in the middle of Times Square to show the horrors of elephant poaching

NEW YORK — Federal officials and conservationists crushed more than one ton of ivory in Times Square today, in an effort to show zero tolerance toward illegal ivory poaching around the world.The ivory items, ranging from tusks to trinkets and jewelry,

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We tend to think of the ivory trade as an elusive black market of hardened criminals and shadowy elites, operating in the darkest recesses of the Internet. But as it turns out, there are plenty more ordinary ivory buyers and sellers, including just about anyone on Craigslist.Read more...

A Journalist Used an Artificial Tusk to Track the Illegal Ivory Trade

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Ivory DNA reveals Africa's elephant poaching hotspots, study finds

Despite 46 countries pledging to control the illegal ivory trade last year, elephant poaching is still occurring at an alarming rate. More than 20,000 elephants were killed for their tusks across Africa in 2014 (effectively unchanged from 2013),

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Swiss customs seize 578 pounds of ivory taken from up to 50 elephants

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Jimmy Fallon and Terry Crews Strip Down for 'Ebony And Ivory'

Break out the body oil: This is no ordinary Jimmy Fallon lip sync. When it comes to Terry Crews, The Tonight Show host needed to do something a little special.On Monday's show, Fallon subbed in a more muscular body double for a duet with the Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor-slash-chest dancer.

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When the Trump administration announced plans to phase out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in 2017 — the federal program which offers renewable legal status to undocumented immigrant children —  Twitter blew up overnight with hashtags like #HereToStay, #HomeIsHere and #DefendDACA.

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