The Big Review: Terrible Beauty: Elephant—Human—Ivory at Humboldt Forum
The first exhibition at the controversial new museum complex in Berlin unflinchingly confronts a controversial subject
EU proposes tough new laws on antique ivory trade—despite lack of evidence it leads to modern-day poaching
Proposal appears to contradict European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen's assertion that any new restrictions must be proportional and "evidence based"
Born of hate and contempt, how the Bargello's extraordinary collection of medieval ivories came to be
Book tells the tale of how Italian museum amassed such a vast array of important sculptures thanks to Frenchman Louis-Claude Carrand
Judicial review of UK Ivory Act rejected
After months of fundraising to bring legal action, judge dismisses antiques trade's objections to upcoming ban
Passions run high as UK's controversial Ivory Act challenged in court
Antiques trade fought for judicial review of proposed ban, due to come into force in the coming months, but draft judgement will not be made until 31 October
UK museums lose opportunity to buy rare renaissance casket
Cabinet of curiosities cannot go to US because of tough ivory regulations
After UK's ivory ban, European Commission also considering tighter regulation
Consultation has started with a 62-page report commissioned from wildlife monitoring network
Frankfurt museum acquires more than 200 ivory sculptures
Liebieghaus sculpture museum says the acquisition of Reiner Winkler’s collection is the largest in its history
UK approves ivory ban
An extension to include hippopotamus, walrus and narwhal ivory will be discussed next year
$1.3m worth of ivory seized in California—the largest haul since a ban was adopted in the state
The Carlton Gallery of San Diego and a nearby warehouse had hundreds of pieces
The UK’s imminent law against the trade in ivory is a serious threat to liberties, says former Lord Chief Justice
Civilians will be allowed to enter your house, break open containers and use “reasonable force”
The UK’s ban on ivory sales will not protect the elephants
A spokesman for Traffic, the leading researchers of trade in endangered species, says it is the Asian market that drives the poaching, not the Western market
British Museum accepts collection of 500-plus ivory works—ahead of tough new UK regulations to protect elephants
Donation from Victor Sassoon was not accepted by the museum when it was first offered in the 1950s
What items will be exempt from the UK's tough new ivory ban?
British dealers have been awaiting the government's announcement—but questions remain how the new regulations will be implemented
Regulating Russian ivory trade is a mammoth task
Melting of the permafrost in Yakutia has led to a boom in fossil tusk gathering, causing problems for government and conservationists
Podcast episode 18: What's the future for ivory antiques?
Antique ivory not affected by China's complete trading ban
Regulation follows partial ban and intensive public campaign
How will the UK's proposed ivory regulations affect the trade?
Four exemptions, for art and musical instruments, are vital
Ivory-trade investigator Esmond Bradley Martin found murdered in Nairobi home
Former UN special envoy for rhino conservation was at the forefront of exposing scale of global black market for animal products
New definitive catalogue published on the V&A’s magnificent ivories
The summation of a lifetime’s work and a triumph of scholarship
Is very rare Benin ivory mask for sale?
Last of rare Benin ivories in private hands is expected to go on the market