Elephant ivory price ‘spiked as China VIPs snapped up thousands of kilos’

Beijing dismisses scathing EIA report on wildlife trade which claims ivory haul of Xi Jinping delegates in Tanzania doubled price on illegal market

Guardian

Last updated on 06 November 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
China
United Republic of Tanzania
Region: 
West Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals