China to ban ivory trade by the end of 2017

Dozens of trade venues to be closed in the next three months, in a move activists are calling ‘a gamechanger’

The Guardian

Last updated on 03 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
China
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals