Ivory poaching: UK troops sent to Gabon to fight illegal trade

British troops have been sent to Gabon to tackle an increase in ivory poaching.

BBC

Last updated on 21 August 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Gabon
United Kingdom
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals