Ivory

Jim Stevens' scrimshaw work (credit: CBS)

Vietnam Vet Expresses Creativity One Pinpoint At A Time

A local artist who suffered a nearly catastrophic brain injury during the Vietnam War has fine-tuned his talents to create art of the most intricate detail.

08/08/2014

(credit: CBS)

Colorado Drones Used To Protect Elephants And Rhinos From Poachers

A Colorado man is teaching African park rangers to fly drones to combat poachers. Chris Miser, the owner of Falcon Unmanned, has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund in an effort to protect elephants and rhinoceros.

06/30/2014

Elephant tusks (credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Tons of Illegal Ivory Crushed In Commerce City

U.S. officials on Thursday destroyed more than 6 tons of confiscated ivory tusks, carvings and jewelry — the bulk of the U.S. “blood ivory” stockpile — and urged other nations to follow suit to fight a $10 billion global trade that slaughters tens of thousands of elephants each year.

11/14/2013

Elephant tusks (credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

6 Tons Of Seized Ivory Being Crushed In Colorado

U.S. officials are destroying more than 6 tons of confiscated ivory tusks, carvings and jewelry to support the fight against a $10 billion global trade that slaughters tens of thousands of elephants each year.

11/13/2013

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