Hong Kong bans domestic sale of ivory

Hong Kong bans ivory sales

The decision comes shortly after a ban on domestic ivory sales in China came into effect [Reuters]

Hong Kong politicians decided on Wednesday to ban the sale of ivory, a move that is seen as an important step to protect elephants. The ban will be implemented in steps, with all sales prohibited from 2021 onwards. “We’re thrilled that Hong Kong, another major ivory market, will close its doors to legal ivory trade by…

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