SF Non-Profit WildAid Saves Animals By Reducing Demand For Poached ProductsAt Wild Aid, it's about the slogan: "When the buying stops, the killing can too." Peter Knights co-founded the San Francisco non-profit in 2000 with the goal of saving endangered animals, starting with sharks, elephants, and rhinos.
Former Aussie Sniper Joins Battle Against Rhino, Elephant PoachersA former soldier for the Australian military is now an animal activist using skills honed in combat to fight the scourge of poaching in South Africa,
Burglar Nabs Ivory Figurines Worth $210,000 From Fisherman's Wharf Art GalleryThe suspect was able to enter the gallery, then forced-open cabinets and lockers containing the ivory figurines.
San Francisco Zoo Calls Attention To Ivory Trade On World Elephant DayFriday marks World Elephant Day, and the San Francisco Zoo is calling attention to the illegal ivory trade. The Bay Area is among the largest markets for ivory in the U.S.
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.