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UK | Poaching “shames our generation”: Government moves to close down legal domestic ivory trade

The UK government has announced that it will shut down the legal ivory trade within its borders.


“The decline in the elephant population fueled by poaching for ivory shames our generation,” UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove said in a statement. “The need for radical and robust action to protect one of the world’s most iconic and treasured species is beyond dispute.”


https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/ivory-is-out-in-the-u-k-as-govt-moves-to-shutter-legal-trade/

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