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eBay has announced that it will be banning all sales of ivory, including most heirlooms, on its website. The announcement came after growing complaints from international law enforcement agencies and conservations groups criticized eBay for providing a market for ivory items to be sold. The announcement also comes…

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In the past year, poachers in Congo have killed a fifth of the Savannah elephants in Virguna National Park. In the past ten days alone, Rwandan rebels have killed seven of the elephants in Virunga, along Congo's eastern border with Rwanda and Uganda."We've definitely lost 20 percent of the population this year and…