Elephants Get a Reprieve as Price of Ivory Falls

Finally, there’s some good news for elephants.  The price of ivory in China, the world’s biggest market for elephant tusks, has fallen sharply, which may spell a reprieve from the intense poaching of the past decade.

New York Times

Last updated on 30 March 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals
CMS tags: 
illegal trade