David Attenborough calls on Chinese president to end ivory trade and halt extinction of the African elephant

Sir David Attenborough and a group of broadcasters, conservationists and MPs have called on the Chinese president to bring his country’s ivory trade to an end and save the African elephant from extinction.

The Independent

Last updated on 24 February 2015

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