Wildlife Ngo Wants Thailand To Ban Ivory Trade

Herald Tribune2013-01-15:                      BANGKOK – An international conservation group is calling on Thailand to ban trade in ivory to help stop an unprecedented rise in elephant poaching in Africa. The World Wildlife Fund says “massive quantities” of African ivory are being imported illegally into Thailand, where they are sold as trinkets. Although it is against the law to sell African tusks in Thailand, the local trade in ivory from domesticated elephants is legal. The World Wildlife Fund says criminal networks are flooding Thai shops with both kinds. It says elephants across Africa are being slaughtered in the tens of thousands by poachers amid…                  more »

 

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3 Responses to Wildlife Ngo Wants Thailand To Ban Ivory Trade

  1. narhvalur says:

    Thanks for reblogging!

    Take care,
    Ann

  2. raziqkakar says:

    you can reblog my posts too.

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