Hong Kong customs display a seized cargo of tusks. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong customs display a seized cargo of tusks. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Why Hong Kong’s ban on ivory trade is such a big deal

The decision taken by the Legislative Council on Wednesday is seen by green groups as the ‘breakthrough moment’ in the battle to save elephants from extinction

Hong Kong customs display a seized cargo of tusks. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong customs display a seized cargo of tusks. Photo: Dickson Lee
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