BEIJING, March 22, Xinhua -- China has expanded its ban on ivory imports to protect African elephants, the State Forestry Administration announced on Tuesday.

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NAIROBI, March 7, Xinhua -- The Chinese government will proactively engage with Kenyan institutions and local communities to strengthen conservation of wildlife and other ecological treasures, Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Liu Xianfa has said.

Liu, in a commentary published by a local daily, the Daily Nation, said China will honor its earlier pledges to help Kenya and other African allies conserve their iconic wildlife species.

"Like Kenya, China places a high premium on eco-environmental and wildlife protection. Chinese philosophy and cultural traditions emphasize that nature and humanity are linked," Liu said.

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CHINA, March 4, China daily -- China has pledged to enhance its protection of wildlife species in the next five years, especially those endangered by threats of poaching and fragmented habitat, including the giant panda, African elephant and Siberian tiger.

"Protection of wildlife specifies will be included in the 13th Five-Year-Plan (2016-20)," Meng Xianlin, director of the Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Import and Export Management Office, said on Thursday, World Wildlife Day.

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XI'AN, February 28, Xinhua -- Rare brown panda Qi Zai has faced temperatures of minus 30 degrees Celsius in the remote Qinling Mountains of west China this winter, but has come through unscathed, according to staff with a "training base" toughening him up for release into the wild.

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NAIROBI, February 26, Xinhua -- A Kenyan wildlife conservationist on Friday hailed China's leadership in ending the poaching of Africa's elephants for their ivory.

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