Hong Kong bans domestic sale of ivory

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 ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong bans ivory trade in ‘historic’ vote

These are external links and will open in a new window Hong Kong's lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to ban the trade in ivory, in a move campaigners termed "a lifeline for elephants". A similar ban was brought in across mainland China earlier this year. ( read original story ...)