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PRESS RELEASE: Japan’s Domestic Bekko Market Dependent on Smuggled Tortoiseshell Risking the Extinction of Hawksbill Turtles
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Tokyo, Japan – June 30, 2021 Tokyo, Japan – July 1, 2021 A report is released today by the Japan Tiger and Elephant Fund…

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Press Release: Tokyo Fumbles Short-Term Ivory Trade Action
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TOKYO – Conservation, environmental and animal welfare groups bemoaned measures announced today by the Tokyo Metropolita…

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PRESS RELEASE: Threat to Critically Endangered Hawksbill Turles: Japan’s Involvement in the Illegal Tortoiseshell Trade
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May 31, 2021 TOKYO—WWF, TRAFFIC and Japan Tiger and Elephant Fund (JTEF) released today a report: ”SHELL SHOCKED: JAPAN&…

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PRESS RELEASE: Legal Sales of Ivory in Tokyo Drive Illegal Exports
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New Investigation by WildAid and the Japan Tiger and Elephant Fund. Tokyo, Japan – March 26, 2021 A report released toda…

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PRESS RELEASE: Japanese Retailers Willing to Sell Ivory Hanko for Illegal Export
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TOKYO, JAPAN – Investigations of Japanese hanko retailers revealed that many are willing to sell an ivory product knowin…

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PRESS RELEASE: Tokyo urged to resurrect ivory trade assessment
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WASHINGTON/TOKYO (June 26, 2020)— Elephant advocates worldwide are urging the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, under Gover…

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REPORTS: JTEF published “Emerging Problems Tarnish the Modest Progress on Protecting OUV of Iriomote Island”
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10/10/2019 JTEF and Yamaneko Patrol published a review on the nomination made by the government of Japan in January, 201…

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Decision by Yahoo! Japan to End Ivory Sales Celebrated by Elephant Advocates
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Geneva, Switzerland Elephant advocates are celebrating reports that Yahoo! Japan, the world’s largest internet ivory ret…

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