Saturday 30 May 2015

China's Ivory Ban

Well. China agrees to end the ivory market- Yayyyy!
China agrees to end the ivory market AFTER a mass elephant massacre- Boooooo!

While China's new vow to phase out the domestic ivory industry is being hailed, it is hoped that the implementation will happen soon enough to stop more elephants from getting poached. This was marked by the destruction of 662 kg of seized ivory at a recent event, where Zhao Shucong, Head of China's State Forestry Administration further asserted the claim. Read the news here.