Chinese 'Ivory Queen' Yang Fenglan jailed in Tanzania

The Chinese businesswoman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for operating an ivory-smuggling ring.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 19, 2019 ~2 min

tanzania ivory-trade

Edinburgh scientists discover mammoth secret in ivory DNA

Researchers at Edinburgh Zoo have found woolly mammoth DNA inside ivory trinkets from the illegal trade.

By Kenneth Macdonald & Marc Ellison • bbcnews
Jan. 4, 2019 ~4 min

 edinburgh  ivory-trade

Legal EU ivory sales 'condemn elephants' - BBC News

The open, legal sale of antique ivory in many European countries is covering up a trade in illegal and recently poached ivory, campaigners say.

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
July 10, 2018 ~7 min

 poaching  elephants  ivory-trade