Poachers kill white rhino — at French zoo

/ Mar 8, 2017

Poachers kill white rhino — at French zoo

Intruders at a French zoo shot dead a white rhino and hacked off its horns in a grisly overnight poaching incident, police and the zoo said Tuesday. The zoo in Thoiry outside Paris said it was the first such incident in Europe. The perpetrators forced the ...

/ Feb 28, 2017

Japan to tighten control over domestic ivory trade

Japan is set to strengthen its control over the domestic ivory trade after the Cabinet approved Tuesday a bill requiring dealers to register with the government. The measure would require a screening of ivory dealers during registration and follow-up inspections every five years. Registrations could ...