China destroys 6 tons of ivory in landmark move (28)

The Himalayan Times 2014.01.06 12:41
ASSOCIATED PRESS Conservation groups say China is the world's biggest market for ivory. DONGGUAN: China destroyed about 6 tons of illegal ivory from its stockpile on Monday, in an unprecedented move wildlife groups say shows growing concern about the black market trade by authorities in the world's biggest market for elephant tusks. Authorities displayed a pile of ornaments, carvings and tusks to reporters,
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