The government of China says it will soon announce a timetable to close down its domestic ivory industry. China has long been the site of the world’s largest market for both legal and illegal ivory. Conservationists say a total ban would effectively end the elephant poaching crisis in Africa. Click the above audio player to […]
A new study attributes the decline to an increase in poaching.
While some countries burn ivory in a show of conservation, others say they should be able to decide whether or not to sell it.