US adopts near total ban on commercial ivory trade

Barack Obama tightens restriction on sale of elephant ivory within the US to clamp down on illegal trade

The Guardian

Last updated on 03 June 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United States of America
Region: 
North America
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals