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

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

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