China’s elephant ivory trade ban and law enforcement actions have had a profound effect, but the demand for mammoth ivory raises red flags. Photo: Weibo
China’s elephant ivory trade ban and law enforcement actions have had a profound effect, but the demand for mammoth ivory raises red flags. Photo: Weibo
Animals

China’s ivory ban at risk from legal online trade in woolly mammoth tusks, secret probe finds

  • Most online ads for wildlife products did not fall under ‘protected’ status in China, Hague-based non-profit finds in four-month study
  • High volume of woolly mammoth ivory ads sparks fears these could drive up demand for elephant ivory or act as a cover for trade in the banned product

Topic |   Animals
China’s elephant ivory trade ban and law enforcement actions have had a profound effect, but the demand for mammoth ivory raises red flags. Photo: Weibo
China’s elephant ivory trade ban and law enforcement actions have had a profound effect, but the demand for mammoth ivory raises red flags. Photo: Weibo
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