Shutting down EU ivory trade is a ‘personal priority’ for Boris Johnson

A government minister has promised that the UK will lead a fight to shut down the ivory trade in the EU, describing the issue as “a personal priority” for the foreign secretary Boris Johnson.

The Guardian

Last updated on 20 March 2018

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