Hong Kong votes to ban domestic ivory sales

Lawmakers overwhelmingly vote for the bill to abolish trade by 2021, which will shut down a massive ivory market and throw a ‘lifeline’ to elephants

The Guardian

Last updated on 31 January 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals