- This is What 6 Tons of Crushed Ivory Looks Like. Rhodan, Maya // Time.com;11/18/2013, p1
The article states the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service crushed six tons of ivory confiscated over the past 25 years on November 14, 2013 and mentions Secretary of State John Kerry announced a one million dollar reward in information leading to the destruction of the Xaysavang ivory trafficking...
- Key Points and Agencies. // Maine Antique Digest;May2014, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p11-A
The article presents information on provisions of a ban ordered by U.S. President Barack Obama on the commercial trade of elephant ivory and cites the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (F&WS) and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration as agencies tasked with implementing the regulations.
- Ban on Commercial Trade of Ivory May Impact Antiques. // Antique Shoppe Newspaper;May2014, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p33
The article reports that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is planning to impose a ban on the commercial trade of elephant ivory to prevent organized wildlife trafficking crime which threatens the life of African elephants, however the ban may impact the antique business.
- Crushing, illegal ivory spotlighted in social justice campaign. WILKINSON, MEGAN // Portable Plants & Equipment;Sep2015, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p10
A blog is presented on the crushing of one ton of illegally poached ivory in the summer of 2015 in Times Square, New York City through the partnership of the mobile crushing equipment company Powerscreen with the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
- Ivory Regulations Proposed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. // Journal of Gemmology;2015, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p558
The article reports on the proposal of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in July 2015 of ivory regulations intended to curb poaching of African elephants and other species.
- Hide and Sneak. Modigliani, Laura // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;9/19/2011, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p4
The article provides information on the efforts to stop illegal trade in exotic and endangered species. It argues that the taking of the animals out of their natural habitat threatens their survival both in captivity as well as in the wild and may bring harm and disease to the humans they are...
- PET SMUGGLERS INCREDIBLE ANIMAL RESCUE STORIES. DE SEVE, KAREN // National Geographic Kids;Aug2015, Issue 452, p24
The article presents stories about rescue of animals from trafficking. It includes the story of how U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) inspector Naimah Aziz who is stationed at JFK International Airport in New York intercepted a cargo containing caiman lizards and her discovery of seed finches...
- 'Lizard King' of Asia back in business. // Asian Pacific Post;11/28/2013, p17
The article highlights the return of Malaysian Anson Wong, also known as Lizard King who was arrested at Kuala Lumpur's international airport in August 2010 after he attempted to smuggle 95 endangered boa constrictors to Indonesia.
- Musicians press feds for exemption to ivory regulation. Devaney, Tim // Hill;5/14/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 57, p12
The article reports on the impact of the new regulation issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) that bans the trade of materials containing African elephant ivory on musicians who travel and perform with instruments that contain ivory.