A girl holds a poster of an elephant killed for its tusks during a protest rally calling for an end to the ivory trade, in Sheung Wan in 2015. Elephant populations have fallen by almost one third in the past decade. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong must act now on total ivory trade ban, as delays would be deadly

Erik Solheim says saving the elephant from poachers and extinction is hard when demand is so high, and it is high time destination markets like Hong Kong outlawed ivory sales

Topic |   Ivory trade in Hong Kong and China

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A girl holds a poster of an elephant killed for its tusks during a protest rally calling for an end to the ivory trade, in Sheung Wan in 2015. Elephant populations have fallen by almost one third in the past decade. Photo: David Wong
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