Elephant

China ban on ivory sales begins Sunday, aims to curb elephant poaching

China ban on ivory sales begins Sunday, aims to curb elephant poaching

  HONG KONG: A ban on ivory sales in China, the world’s largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday with wildlife activists calling it a vital step to reducing the slaughter of the endangered animals. China has made a big push to eradicate ivory sales and demand has fallen since early 2014 because of […]

Les Machines de l’Île: Machines of the Isle of Nantes

Les Machines de l’Île: Machines of the Isle of Nantes

Machines of the Isle of Nantes or Les Machines de l’Île de Nantes are a set of gigantic mechanical animals designed by Francois Delarozière and Pierre Orefice as an artistic, touristic and cultural project based in Nantes, France. The project is a combination of the ‘invented worlds’ of Jules Verne, the mechanical universe of Leonardo […]