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Elephant Conservation and Ivory Trade

Kenya Elephant Forum Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet 1: African Elephant Coalition – http://wildlifedirect.org/files/2009/11/KEF_Fact_Sheet_01c.pdf

Fact Sheet 2: Elephant Poaching and Ivory Trade – http://wildlifedirect.org/files/2009/11/KEF_Fact_Sheet_02c.pdf

Fact Sheet 3: CITES and the Ivory Trade – http://wildlifedirect.org/files/2009/11/KEF_Fact_Sheet_03c.pdf

Fact Sheet 4: Proposals on the African Elephant for CITES CoP15 – http://wildlifedirect.org/files/2009/11/KEF_Fact_Sheet_04c.pdf

Press Articles Concerning the African Elephant Coalition Meeting in Brussels in 25 January 2010

Here are links to press articles on the campaign for rejection of the Zambia and Tanzania CITES proposals for one-off sale of ivory

AGENCIES

AFP

EN: http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jtS4ANjFVcQuzxO4AfHLksC_PSJg

This was picked up in particular by France 24: http://www.france24.com/en/20100125-african-coalition-urges-eu-block-new-ivory-sales

FR: http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5j23a7f6O3rlPiDW6OaJrmODAI2DQ

This was picked up by LeMatin.ch, MSN&M6, GoodPlanet.info, la Tribune de Genève, Nice Matin.com, Var Matin.com and other local French and Swiss press.

UPI

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/International/2010/01/25/Opposition-against-ivory-trading-sought/UPI-27271264441449/

AP

One example: http://www.thefreepress.ca/article/GB/20100125/CP10/301259928/-1/fernie/african-states-press-european-union-to-back-total-ban-on-ivory-warn&template=cpArt

This was picked up by (not exhaustive and no particular order: CNBC, the WashingtonExaminer.com, the SanFranciscoExaminer.com, The Free Press, Cleveland.com (USA), Gulflive.com (USA), Pennlive.com (USA), Syracuse.com (USA), Metro Canada, VictoriaAdvocate.com, and a lot of local press in the USA and Canada)

VIDEO

Euronews (with video)

EN: http://www.euronews.net/2010/01/25/ivory-ban-in-danger-eu-urged-to-defend-elephants/

FR: http://fr.euronews.net/2010/01/25/des-pays-africains-appellent-l-europe-a-les-aider-a-maintenir-l-interdiction-/

OTHER PRESS OUTLETS

The Independent, Lead Story

OPENING: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/leading-articles/leading-article-save-the-elephants-1877882.html

FULL ARTICLE: http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/save-the-elephant-ivory-trading-is-set-to-resume-1877849.html

THE UK OPPOSES SALE: http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/britain-to-oppose-sale-of-stockpiled-ivory-1878800.html

SHADOW ENVIRONMENT SECRETARY COMMENTS: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/nick-herbert-a-unique-chance-to-choke-demand-for-ivory-once-and-for-all-1878826.html

One quote: “This March the British Government must make a stand: we must choke the demand for ivory, not stoke it.”

The Parliament Magazine

http://www.theparliament.com/no_cache/latestnews/news-article/newsarticle/eu-urged-to-resist-calls-for-lifting-elephant-tusk-ban/

BBC

“Have your Say”: http://newsforums.bbc.co.uk/nol/thread.jspa?forumID=7441&edition=2&ttl=20100125233625

The Herald.ie

http://www.herald.ie/world-news/new-threat-to-global-ban-on-ivory-trading-2030464.html

Business Week

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9DESKB80.htm

Romandie News (FR)

http://www.romandie.com/infos/ats/display.asp?page=20100125190956280172019048000_brf068.xml&associate=phf1172

EU News Network (picked up by Official Wire)

http://www.officialwire.com/main.php?action=posted_news&rid=82014&catid=20

The Belfast Telegraph

http://www.belfasttelegraph..co.uk/news/world-news/african-countries-want-to-resume-trade-in-ivory-14650270.html

African Manager (FR)

http://www.africanmanager.com/detail_article.php?art_id=126178

PICTURES

Voila.fr

http://actu.voila.fr/actualites/mediatheque/photos/monde/2010/01/25/l-union-europeenne-appelee-en-renfort-pour-sauver-les-elephants-d-afrique_732710.html

Yahoo Quebec

http://qc.news.yahoo.com/photos/ss/70/im:/25012010/4/photo/photos-n-science-le-representant-kenyan-de-la-coalition-pour-l-elephant.html

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