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

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