French customs suspect they are part of an organized smuggling ring
Rhino horn may cost up to US$133 per gram and ivory, about $2,100 per kg, on the black market
Tanzanian elephant population falling fast
Thailand is a top destination for African ivory smuggling in Asia
It was the third ivory bust in the central city of Da Nang in two weeks
"Nothing big wrong went wrong, right?" was a verdict repeated time and time again by smiling locals.
A herd of six elephants is too small and difficult to be spotted in a forest while the animals have become...
Officers said the tusks can sell for around $4.44 million on the black market
There are some 159 million children who are stunted today, down from 255 million in 1990, according to U.N. agencies...
136 kilograms of ivory were shipped from the Democratic Republic of Congo en route to Vietnam
Demand for ivory for use in jewelry and other ornamental items from fast-growing Asian economies has led to an escalation...
New regulations are needed to punish the trade in ivory and rhino horn more strictly, prosecutors say
"What used to be really good coral reefs in there have definitely been decimated over the last two to three years"...
Thai customs officials say smugglers have changed tactics to avoid authorities