Governor Jerry Brown Helps Close Loophole In California's Ivory BanGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to close a loophole in the state's ban on importing, buying or selling elephant ivory or rhinoceros horns.
San Francisco Is 2nd Leading City In U.S. For Ivory Imports Despite California Ban On Elephant PartsThe ivory trade continues to thrive and is certainly having an impact on the elephant population, but the SF SPCA's Dr. Jennifer Scarlett informs that San Francisco is the second leading city in the United States for ivory imports.
San Francisco Ivory Demand Helping Drive Slaughter Of African ElephantsSan Francisco is the second-largest market in the country for ivory trinkets.
Conservation Group Claims Google Helping Fuel Illegal Ivory Trade AbroadA conservation group claims that Google has something in common with illicit ivory traders in China and Thailand: It says the Internet search giant is helping to fuel a dramatic surge in ivory demand.