China and US agree on ivory ban in bid to end illegal trade globally

The two largest markets for illegal ivory agree to enact a nearly complete ban on the import and export of ivory to help reduce the loss of elephants to poaching.

The Guardian

Last updated on 28 September 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
China
Kenya
United States of America
Region: 
Africa
Asia
North America
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals