Tanzania stops Malawi burning ivory stockpile

Tanzania has blocked Malawi from burning 2.6 tonnes of ivory, saying it needs to use the tusks as evidence for the prosecution of suspected poachers.

BBC

Last updated on 21 September 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Botswana
Chad
Gabon
Malawi
United Republic of Tanzania
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals