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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The US Ivory Trade is Alive and Well on Craigslist

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

Tracking the movement of ivory through the nebulous, international black market is extraordinarily difficult. But we need to start doing a better job of it if we want to stamp out the illegal trade that claims 100 elephant lives every day. One journalist’s solution?

Ivory trade is 'rampant' on Craigslist, topping an estimated $15 million a year

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

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

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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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Someone touched Parliament's special mace, and British Twitter is losing it

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Just as scientists confidently predicted last century, climate change is pushing weather to extremes all over the planet. A new report, published Monday by the American Meteorological Society, again proves the point.

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Inspiring Malala documentary trailer will give you goosebumps

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft snaps moody images of Saturn's moon Dione

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Grab on to virtual reality and hold tight with the Oculus Touch

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Video replaces the sounds in Game of Thrones with old video game sounds

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The World's Ugliest Christmas Sweater Includes a Working Toy Train Set

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