US tells China its legal imports of ivory offer loophole for black market

A senior US official told China on Friday that its legal imports of ivory act as a loophole for illegal traders, and that it needs to understand the importance of wildlife NGOs.

The Guardian

Last updated on 03 July 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
China
United States of America
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals