France Becomes First European Country To Ban All Ivory Trade

As a vast tusk-burning ceremony unfolded on May 1 in Nairobi, French Minister of Ecology, Ségolène Royal, announced a complete ban on ivory trade on French soil.

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Last updated on 06 May 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
France
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals